fringy fringy

Definition(s):

  • (adj) at or constituting a border or edge

Usage(s):

  1. It's nearly always new and young and fringy.
  2. Still, it must be a comedown for Jobs and his old pals to slip from visionary champions to fringy cultists in a mere decade.

News

  1. Joss Whedon isn't making 'Much Ado' about success

    Over the past 20 years, writer-director Joss Whedon has established himself as a champion of the outsider, and for a long time that’s exactly what he was in Hollywood. He traveled in his own orbit, collaborating with the same group of under-the-radar actors while amassing a large-yet-fringy fan base for smartly written sci-fi television shows, such as “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Angel” and ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Kingston Daily Freeman

  2. Joss Whedon: 12 days to film 'Much Ado About Nothing'

    Over the past 20 years, writer-director Joss Whedon has established himself as a champion of the outsider, and for a long time that's exactly what he was in Hollywood. He traveled in his own orbit, collaborating with the same group of under-the-radar actors while amassing a large-yet-fringy fan base for smartly written sci-fi television shows, such as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Angel" and ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Oneida Daily Dispatch

Quotes

  1. "Larry, together with all of us whom he recruited, has changed the copyright debate from an academic, somewhat fringy conversation to a mainstream conversation that's happening in boardrooms today," Ito said. "As we run Creative Commons...
    on Feb 5, 2008 By: Joichi Ito Source: Stanford Report

  2. "We worked very hard to overcome the kind of flaky and fringy stigma that we started with, and we did it by doing the same things that you do with any science," Tarter said. "You make the presentations, you write papers in peer-reviewed...
    on Jan 11, 2007 By: Jill Tarter Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. "Some fringy stuff," Case said of the ideas he heard during the conference.
    on Jun 8, 2006 By: Steve Case Source: Concord Monitor

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