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fringe benefit

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Definition an indirect, non-cash benefit provided to employees by employers in addition to regular wage or salary compensation, such as health insurance
  • I earn about the same as at my last job, but the fringe benefits are great.
  • Although his was often a tortured existence, there were some fringe benefits that came along with being Satan.
    Ted Dekker  --  BoneMan's Daughters
  • What he might lack in looks, he more than made up for in fringe benefits.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • But there were some fringe benefits.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • The guy who hired me, Al Bolen, persuaded me to take the job with what he called "fringe benefits."
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
  • One of the fringe benefits of being an English or History teacher is receiving the occasional jewel of a student blooper in an essay.
    Richard Lederer  --  A Brief History of the World
  • It's not a bad trade, despite long hours, occupational hazards, and utter lack of security; it has fringe benefits, with many openings and rapid advancement for a man with push and willingness to learn.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • His seductive voice, which seemed to lick each of his hideous threats to savor the texture and astringency of it, was filled with the quiet confidence and smug superiority of a megalomaniac who carries the badge of a secret authority, receives a comfortable salary with numerous fringe benefits, and knows that in his old age he will be able to rely upon the cushion of a generous civil-service pension.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • "The fringe benefits are these," Bolen said as he handed me a stack of pictures of ducks and fish.
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander

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