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edgy

adjective

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  1. 1 feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty with an edgy voice the spelling-bee contestant started to spell the tongue twister Synonyms of edgy aflutter, antsy, anxious, atwitter, dithery, nervous, goosey, het up, hinky [slang], hung up, ill at ease, insecure, jittery, jumpy, nervy, perturbed, queasy (also queazy), tense, troubled, uneasy, unquiet, upset, uptight, worriedWords Related to edgy aggrieved, bothered, concerned, disquieted, distraught, distressed, disturbed, freaked, freaked-out, shook-up; apprehensive, foreboding, hesitant, misgiving; fretful, fretting, stewing, vexed; qualmish, qualmy; flustered, twittered, undone, unnerved, unstrung; obsessed, preoccupied, restless; fidgety, flighty, fluttery, high-strung, hypertense, skittish, spookyNear Antonyms of edgy confident, self-assured, self-confident, sure; controlled, self-controlledAntonyms of edgy calm, collected, cool, easy, happy-go-lucky, nerveless, relaxed

  2. 2 having an edge thin enough to cut or pierce something be careful as you walk along the beach—those broken clam shells are edgy enough to cut your feet Synonyms of edgy cutting, edged, sharp, ground, honed, keen, sharpened, stropped, trenchant, whettedWords Related to edgy clawlike, daggerlike, knifelike; jabbing, jagged, lacerating, piercing, scratching, stabbing; pointed, pointy, spiky (also spikey)Near Antonyms of edgy rounded, smooth; soft; even, flat, level, slickAntonyms of edgy blunt, blunted, dull, dulled, obtuse

  3. 3 serving or likely to arouse a strong reaction a director known for his edgy, over-the-top satires on modern life Synonyms of edgy charged, provocative, exciting, inciting, instigating, instigative, piquing, provoking, stimulatingWords Related to edgy explosive, fiery, incendiary, inflammatory, triggering; inducing, inspirational, inspiring, motivating, motivational, motivative; jeering, taunting, teasing; activating, energizing, galvanizing, quickening, vitalizing; angering, enraging, maddening, upsetting; aggravating, annoying, bothersome, exasperating, galling, irksome, irritating, pesky, vexatious, vexingNear Antonyms of edgy subduingAntonyms of edgy noninflammatory



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