adjective \ˈe-jē\

: nervous and tense

: having or showing a harsh or unkind quality

: new and unusual in a way that is likely to make some people uncomfortable


Full Definition of EDGY

:  having an edge :  sharp
a :  being on edge :  tense, irritable
b :  characterized by tension <edgy negotiations>
:  having a bold, provocative, or unconventional quality <an edgy film>
edg·i·ly \ˈe-jə-lē\ adverb
edg·i·ness \ˈe-jē-nəs\ noun

Examples of EDGY

  1. Too much coffee makes me edgy.
  2. Why are you so edgy?
  3. Their relationship has always been edgy.
  4. one of the director's edgier films

First Known Use of EDGY


Rhymes with EDGY


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