Definitions of marginal:
  • adjective:   producing at a rate that barely covers production costs
    Example: "Marginal industries"
  • adjective:   of something or someone close to a lower limit or lower class
    Example: "Marginal abilities"
  • adjective:   of questionable or minimal quality
    Example: "Marginal writing ability"
  • adjective:   just barely adequate or within a lower limit
    Example: "A marginal victory"
  • adjective:   of a bare living gained by great labor
    Example: "A marginal existence"
  • adjective:   at or constituting a border or edge
    Example: "The marginal strip of beach"

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