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fringe

fringe

 
pronunciation:
frInj
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an edge of hanging threads, yarn, or strips of leather used to decorate clothing or drapes.
The cat batted her paw at the fringe around the pillow.
 
synonyms:
edge
similar words:
border, trim
definition 2: anything that looks like such an edge.
Her long fringe of hair nearly covered her eyes.
synonyms:
tassel
similar words:
bangs, ruff
derivations: fringeless (adj.), fringelike (adj.)
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