Definition of marginal:
fringe, bordering, hardscrabble, peripheral, narrow, minimum, nonessential, minimal, unprofitable, negligible, limited, fringy, passable, edge, so-so, meagerly, indifferent, tolerable, bare, borderline, meager, meagre.
- "The Passionate Friends", Herbert George Wells.
- "Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy", George Biddell Airy.
Though nothing so extreme as the earlier French intervention took place, foreign nations were not at all averse to crossing over the marginal line and teaching them what a failure to comply with international obligations meant.- "The Hispanic Nations of the New World Volume 50 in The Chronicles Of America Series", William R. Shepherd.