Now, if it wasnt for that fringy thing he wears on his face, hed look almost exactly like a small-sized human.
When they so cut them, they get fringy—and such fringes are more long than other fringes.
Here the trees grew to immense heights before they put forth their crown of fringy foliage.
She only wagged her fringy tail, and licked her mistress's hand, and goggled at her with her full dark eyes.
In the lively jumble of robust, rejoicing realities about him, he seemed to have emerged from the fringy edges of a daze.
Their long branches will be a mass of flowers with fringy petals and a yellow centre.
My jacket collar is all fringy round the edges, and the top button is split.
It can be planted as a border, since it grows low and has a fringy, decorative effect.
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+)