Synonyms of marginal


1. fringy, marginal, peripheral (vs. central)

usage: at or constituting a border or edge; "the marginal strip of beach"

2. borderline, marginal, minimal (vs. maximal), minimum (vs. maximum)

usage: of questionable or minimal quality; "borderline grades"; "marginal writing ability"

3. bare(prenominal), marginal, narrow (vs. wide)

usage: just barely adequate or within a lower limit; "a bare majority"; "a marginal victory"

4. marginal, unprofitable (vs. profitable)

usage: producing at a rate that barely covers production costs; "marginal industries"

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Definition and meaning of marginal (Dictionary)