edgy, high-strung, highly strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight(adj)
being in a tense state
(entertainment/advertising jargon): creatively challenging; cutting edge; leading edge
(entertainment/advertising jargon): on the edge between acceptable and offensive; pushing the boundaries of good taste; dodgy
easily irritated; sharp; as, an edgy temper
having some of the forms, such as drapery or the like, too sharply defined
Origin: [From Edge.]
The numerical value of edgy in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of edgy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Things have settled down a little bit, people are not as edgy.
Her political humor is sly and edgy, and it comes with a Chicago accent.
There is no question that the diversity of the shows on Broadway, including the young, edgy ones are, bringing more young people to theater.
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.
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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