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- Of the nature of a fringe; adorned with fringes.
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- adjective Adorned with fringes.
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- adjective Beyond the boundary of the
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- adjective at or constituting a border or edge
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The difference: Paul is "fringy" in a way almost entirely acceptable to the party establishment -- he doesn't threaten them.
The article written about him was deleted because he was deemed "fringy" and "non-notable".
The magazine had science articles - in retrospect often pretty "fringy" or pseudoscience-based, yet always interesting
I'm sure there are "fringy" people at some of these events, but it wouldn't surprise me if journalists found the three weirdest people at a demonstration and used their remarks to paint a portrait of a frothing right-wing mob.
Josh Vitters 'defense from "fringy" to average, but the numbers this past year at least rate it as a plus.
This sensibility and honesty, of course makes him damaged goods with with the fringy lunatics running the GOP.
It was hardly a fringy group; many more men wore blue blazers than ponytails.
The belief that Obama is somehow concealing his records is indeed paranoid, and fringy, and silly.
What really concerns me over and over again is the attention we give to the nutcases on the fringy right — Dick Cheney first and foremost.
This fall, you can be an S&M secretary/vamp; a '50s prom queen; a futuristic time-travel babe; a '40s lipstick-and-lace kind of a gal; a pared-down tomboy; an ethnic, fringy, upmarket hippy; a be-sequined party girl; a satin-and-fur siren; or an oversized, overshaped cross-dresser—and I've probably missed a couple of themes.