AskDefine | Define borderline

Dictionary Definition

borderline adj : of questionable or minimal quality; "borderline grades"; "marginal writing ability" [syn: marginal] n : a line that indicates a boundary [syn: boundary line, border, delimitation, mete]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. nearly; not clearly on one side or the other of a border or boundary, ambiguous
    He is borderline hypoglycemic and needs to monitor his sugar intake.



  1. a boundary or accepted division; a border
    She lives on the borderline between reality and madness.


Extensive Definition

Borderline may refer to:
Borderline may also refer to:
borderline in French: Borderline
borderline in Italian: Borderline
borderline in Japanese: ボーダーライン
borderline in Chinese: 边界 (消歧义)

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