Synonyms of fringe in English:

fringe


See US English definition of fringe

See UK English definition of fringe

See Spanish definition of fleco

noun

1‘he lived on the city's northern fringe’

SYNONYMS
perimeter, periphery, border, borderline, margin, rim, outer edge, edge, extremity, limit
outer limits, limits, borders, bounds, outskirts, marches
literary marge, bourn, skirt
rare ambit
ANTONYMS

middle

2‘the curtains are blue with a honey-coloured fringe’

SYNONYMS
edging, edge, border, hem, trimming, frill, flounce, ruffle
tassels
archaic purfle

adjective

1‘he played small parts in fringe theatre’

SYNONYMS
unconventional, unorthodox, offbeat, alternative, avant-garde, experimental, innovative, innovatory, radical, extreme
peripheral, unofficial
North American left-field, off Broadway
informal way out
ANTONYMS

mainstream


verb

1‘she fringed the edges of the cloak with black velvet’

SYNONYMS
trim, hem, edge, border, rim, bind, braid
tassel
decorate, adorn, ornament, embellish, finish
archaic purfle
rare befringe, befrill

2‘the lake is fringed by a belt of trees’

SYNONYMS
border, edge, bound, skirt, line, hem, flank, verge, surround, enclose, encircle, circle, encompass, ring, circumscribe
literary gird, girdle, engird
rare compass, environ