What does edgy mean?

Definitions for edgyˈɛdʒ i

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word edgy.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    being in a tense state


  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

  3. Origin: [From Edge.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of edgy in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of edgy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Christi Parsons:

    Her political humor is sly and edgy, and it comes with a Chicago accent.

  2. Charlotte St. Martin:

    There is no question that the diversity of the shows on Broadway, including the young, edgy ones are, bringing more young people to theater.

  3. Paul Trombino:

    I’ve asked them to be edgy, we try to be a little careful with that, but we want it to resonate with the public, and I think it’s gotten good response because people look for it on Monday.

  4. Paul Dergarabedian:

    He’s very much tuned into the indie world and the specialized film vibe, it’s just a way to get out the kind of edgy, interesting and sometimes enlightening content that these films sometimes provide.

  5. Peter Anderson:

    I think any kind of international question about how things will fare or relationships with other countries absolutely has an impact, the non-resolution of things can really make the market edgy in terms of volatility.

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