Definition of angsty
: feeling, showing, or expressing anxiety, apprehension, or insecurity : marked by angst angsty teenagers angsty song lyrics
Recent Examples of angsty from the Web
In Netflix’s To the Bone, Lily Collins plays Ellen, an angsty 20-year-old anorexic girl who, despite various treatment programs, can’t get ahead of her eating disorder.
After all, remember Ghost World’s angsty Enid, played by a bespectacled Thora Birth?
If grunge prized murky guitar textures, pounding drums and lumbering bass lines with attitudinally angsty shouting, other bands were making slightly more sensitive music.
This funny and relatable tale from the writer who crafted many of the mishap-laden stories on Murphy Brown and Spin City delivers the perfect escapist read in these angsty political times.
The first Emo Nite was supposed to be a small gathering of friends, a toast to the rock subculture that brought angsty hooks and whiny vocals to the mainstream in the early to mid-2000s.
Joshua Harmon’s angsty comedy moves to Broadway, starring Gideon Glick as a gay New Yorker searching for a life partner as his female friends keep finding husbands.
The angsty comedy launches its sixth season and final tonight.
Now that the angsty adolescents of the ’90s have become the key demographic for advertisers, MTV has become the latest brand to enter the hallowed land of Retrostan.
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