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. Dewayne Haggard:

    Things have settled down a little bit, people are not as edgy.

  2. Christi Parsons:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Alyson Stoner:

    From a business standpoint I was able to be a part of a more mature topic without being the character that necessarily does all of the edgy things.

  5. 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.

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