Edged - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ejd|  American pronunciation of the word edged
Brit.  |ɛdʒd|  British pronunciation of the word edged
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto edge
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto edge

adjective

- having a specified kind of border or edge

a black-edged card
rough-edged leaves
dried sweat left salt-edged patches

- (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character(syn: cutting, stinging)

edged satire

- having a cutting edge or especially an edge or edges as specified; often used in combination

an edged knife
a two-edged sword

Examples

...always store your finely edged knives in a knife block...

She is sort of edged.

She edged away from him.

I edged my chair closer to the table.

a carpet edged with canvas binding

The admiral edged away with his squadron.

Fame fired their courage, freedom edged their swords.

The piercing cold of the night wind was edged with sea-salt.

The tablecloth was edged with a hand-woven pattern.

Sam was winning the race until the thin boy edged him out.

She edged closer to get a better look.

He edged her towards the door.

Christine edged her way round the back of the house.

The city square was edged by trees.

The tablecloth is edged with lace.

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