It is more comforting to associate bigotry with certain attitudes supposedly on the fringes of public life.
Innovation tends to come from the high-end and the fringes, not from the low end and the center of the market.
Why recount these long-gone grievances from the fringes of the early 1960s?
Short Cut pointed, but the girl was already fingering the fringes of his bulletproof vest.
This is a way to bring people in, as opposed to leaving them on the fringes of society.
It is partially covered by a bushy whisker that meets over the chin and fringes all around the lips.
You can see where some have torn off portions of the fringes to clean their rifles.
A far greater contemporary painter, who moved on the fringes of Sir Joshuas circle, was Gainsborough.
For the Padre had not always lived beyond the fringes of civilization.
Nellon could feel the force yet, brushing at the fringes of his mind with warm, soothing fingers.
early 14c., from Old French frenge "thread, strand, fringe, hem" (early 14c.), from Vulgar Latin *frimbia, metathesis of Latin fimbriae (plural) "fibers, threads, fringe," of uncertain origin. Figurative sense of "outer edge, margin," is first recorded 1894. Related: Fringes. Fringe benefits is recorded from 1952.
late 15c., from fringe (n.). Related: Fringed; fringing.
A benefit, like insurance coverage, added to one's pay; fringe benefit (1960+)