Definitions for edgyˈɛdʒ i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

edg•yˈɛdʒ i(adj.)edg•i•er, edg•i•est.

  1. nervously irritable; anxious.

  2. sharp-edged.

  3. daringly innovative; on the cutting edge.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of edgy:

1765–75

edg′i•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. edgy, high-strung, highly strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight(adj)

    being in a tense state

Wiktionary

  1. edgy(Adjective)

    nervous, apprehensive

  2. edgy(Adjective)

    (entertainment/advertising jargon): creatively challenging; cutting edge; leading edge

  3. edgy(Adjective)

    (entertainment/advertising jargon): on the edge between acceptable and offensive; pushing the boundaries of good taste; dodgy

Webster Dictionary

  1. Edgy(adj)

    easily irritated; sharp; as, an edgy temper

  2. Edgy(adj)

    having some of the forms, such as drapery or the like, too sharply defined


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

edgy(adjective)

irritable

That actress is always edgy before a performance.

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