lunatic fringe lunatic fringe

Definition(s):

  • (n) a political unit with extreme and fanatical views

Usage(s):

  1. The polls also show that only about 12 percent of the country make up the lunatic fringe you belong too.
  2. The lunatic fringe liberal base deludes themselves believing the country wants and needs their guidance on saving their lives by cutting health care money.
  3. They meet with the Spruce Goose looming dramatically behind them -- two legends from the lunatic fringe of American capitalism.

News

  • 'Plowing Old Ground' exhibit puts focus on Vermont's organic farming pioneers

    BRATTLEBORO -- Time was when "organic" was a word of the lunatic fringe, and nobody had ever heard of "localvores." Time was when there weren't co-ops or CSAs or farmers' markets in our local food system when nobody was even thinking there was such a thing as a "local food system."
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Brattleboro Reformer

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