Definitions

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  • adj. Alternative spelling of fringy.

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Examples

  • Yeah, no politician really wants to be associated with people THAT fringe-y.

    Think Progress » Brown-endorsee Hudak now claims that he’s not a birther.

  • The reason this quote isn't inflaming debate the way Paul's Libertarian dance around the Civil Rights Act has is simple: on this issue, Paul is not fringe-y or extremist or unusual; he's spouting a line we've heard incessantly, from defenders of BP, from apologists for the US Army Corps of Engineers (in the case of the flooding of New Orleans), from architects of the Iraq War.

    The Rand Paul Quote Everybody's Ignoring

  • Shearer responds to Accidents Happen with: "The reason this quote isn't inflaming debate the way Paul's Libertarian dance around the Civil Rights Act has is simple: on this issue, Paul is not fringe-y or extremist or unusual; he's spouting a line we've heard incessantly, from defenders of BP, from apologists for the US Army Corps of Engineers (in the case of the flooding of New Orleans), from architects of the Iraq War."

    Karen Dalton-Beninato: On Exhaustion and a Month of Oil

  • The other two Republican vacancies are in Kentucky — a red state, but one where Tea Party fervor could propel Rand Paul, the fringe-y son of Ron, to the G.O.P. Senate nomination, thus creating an unexpected opportunity for Democrats -- and Kansas, where Democrats really won't have a chance.

    Bob Menendez, Into the Wind

  • Whole Grains For Busy People takes obscure, fringe-y grains like quinoa and farro -- along with neglected pre-agribiz staples like barley and buckwheat -- and incorporates them into classic comfort foods using simple ingredients that are widely available.

    Kerry Trueman: Whole Grains: Putting White Flour Power On The Run?

  • I stood, stumped, before trays of items that appeared gelatinous, liver-ish or fringe-y.

    Suzette Standring: Strange Foods -- China Takes Gold

  • Between the eerily desolate streets and the massive freight elevator you had to take to get to the 9th floor of Xchange, a pretty snazzy event space once you got inside, with awe-inspiring views of New Jersey at sunset, the whole thing was definitely fringe-y.

    <i>Fringe</i> Party As Weird As J.J. Abrams Show

  • It's fine if old schoolers have no interest in seeing their preferred manner of play return to the mainstream once again or at least become less fringe-y.

    Universal System

  • I sort of accidentally sent it to Llewellyn Worldwide, then belatedly found out they mostly publish fringe-y metaphysical stuff like “Your Tarot Cards and You,” so I thought, “Well, that was a waste of time.”

    Interview with S.T. Underdahl

  • Now, they've sprung forth like sparkly, beaded daffodils, their fringe-y ponchos blowing like petals in the wind.

    Urban Outfitters Intervention

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