Edgy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈedʒi|  American pronunciation of the word edgy
Brit.  |ˈedʒi|  British pronunciation of the word edgy


- being in a tense state (syn: high-strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight)


Too much coffee makes me edgy.

Why are you so edgy?

Their relationship has always been edgy.

one of the director's edgier films

She's been edgy lately, waiting for the test results.

The band has developed an edgy new image.

...the band sold out its faithful followers, abandoning its edgy style for a more commercial sound...

Word forms

comparative: edgier
superlative: edgiest
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