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edg·y

 (ĕj′ē)
adj. edg·i·er, edg·i·est
1. Nervous or irritable: The performers were edgy as they waited for the show to begin.
2. Having a sharp or biting edge: an edgy wit.
3. Daring, provocative, or trend-setting: an exhibition of edgy photographs; an edgy menu.

edg′i·ly adv.
edg′i·ness n.

edgy

(ˈɛdʒɪ)
adj, -ier or -iest
1. (usually postpositive) nervous, irritable, tense, or anxious
2. (Art Terms) (of paintings, drawings, etc) excessively defined
3. innovative, or at the cutting edge, with the concomitant qualities of intensity and excitement
ˈedgily adv
ˈedginess n

edg•y

(ˈɛdʒ i)

adj. edg•i•er, edg•i•est.
1. nervously irritable; anxious.
2. sharp-edged.
3. daringly innovative; on the cutting edge.
[1765–75]
edg′i•ly, adv.
edg′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.edgy - being in a tense stateedgy - being in a tense state    
tense - in or of a state of physical or nervous tension

edgy

adjective nervous, wired (slang), anxious, tense, neurotic, irritable, touchy, uptight (informal), on edge, nervy (Brit. informal), ill at ease, restive, twitchy (informal), irascible, tetchy, chippy (informal), on tenterhooks, keyed up, antsy (informal), on pins and needles She was nervous and edgy, still chain-smoking.

edgy

adjective
Feeling or exhibiting nervous tension:
Slang: uptight.
Idioms: a bundle of nerves, all wound up, on edge.
Translations
عَصَبي، مُتَوَتِّرقَلِق
podrážděný
irritabelkantet
hermostunut
razdražljiv
uppstökkur
いらいらした
초조한
stingslig
กระสับกระส่าย
bồn chồn

edgy

[ˈedʒɪ] ADJ (edgier (compar) (edgiest (superl))) → crispado

edgy

[ˈɛdʒi] adj [person] → crispé(e), énervé(e)

edgy

adj (+er) personnervös

edgy

[ˈɛdʒɪ] adjnervoso/a, teso/a

edge

(edʒ) noun
1. the part farthest from the middle of something; a border. Don't put that cup so near the edge of the table – it will fall off; the edge of the lake; the water's edge.
2. the cutting side of something sharp, eg a knife or weapon. the edge of the sword.
3. keenness; sharpness. The chocolate took the edge off his hunger.
verb
1. to form a border to. a handkerchief edged with lace.
2. to move or push little by little. He edged his chair nearer to her; She edged her way through the crowd.
ˈedging noun
a border or fringe round a garment. gold edging.
ˈedgy adjective
irritable. That actress is always edgy before a performance.
ˈedgily adverb
ˈedginess noun
have the edge on/over
to have an advantage over. he had the edge over his opponent.
on edge
uneasy; nervous. She was on edge when waiting for her exam results.

edgy

قَلِق podrážděný kantet nervös ευέξαπτος tenso hermostunut irritable razdražljiv irritabile いらいらした 초조한 gespannen irritabel podenerwowany nervoso раздраженный stingslig กระสับกระส่าย gergin bồn chồn 紧张的
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