Definition of 'edgy'
Example sentences containing 'edgy'
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Wear on its own, or layer over jeans for an edgy 1990s feel. The Sun (2017)This feels a rather edgy thing to do. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The crowd was nervous and edgy and it got to them. The Sun (2006)Shape it into something altogether edgier and darker. The Sun (2007)The next morning he seemed really edgy and anxious to go. The Sun (2015)Try a little top over your dress to give a slightly edgy look. The Sun (2012)He soon discovers the reason why the servants are a bit edgy. The Sun (2006)It has got to have an edgy feel. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Parts of it are dark and edgy. The Sun (2009)But he says no and apologises in advance if he seems edgy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is certainly a bit edgy as he has been out for so long. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It feels edgy for us so we were really worried for their safety. The Sun (2012) Dark fibre sounds edgier than it is. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Because that chat looked a bit edgy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You cannot quite put your finger on it but there is a distinctly edgy feel to the day. The Sun (2015)We had become a bit edgy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Back then he was nervous, edgy and wondering what was about to hit him. The Sun (2009)Whether they're calm or do they feel slightly edgy. The Sun (2014)These two close encounters of the edgy kind seemed to calm the champion's nerves. ITF World of Tennis (1993)It was slightly edgy - yet safe. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's poppy but dark and edgy too. The Sun (2006)He seemed edgy and stressed about the team's results. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There's an edgy feel to it. The Sun (2009)So there's that slightly edgy but exciting feeling that you've got to win the crowd over. The Sun (2015)Heart'It was an edgy, nervous game because when you are one up your fans want to be reassured with another goal. The Sun (2008)
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Used Occasionally. edgy is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'edgy'
British English: edgy /ˈɛdʒɪ/ ADJECTIVE
If you feel edgy, you are nervous and anxious.
Interviews make him edgy, he says.
- American English: edgy
- Arabic: قَلِق
- Brazilian Portuguese: nervoso
- Chinese: 紧张的
- Croatian: razdražljiv
- Czech: podrážděný
- Danish: kantet
- Dutch: gespannen
- European Spanish: tenso irritado
- Finnish: hermostunut
- French: irritable
- German: nervös
- Greek: ευέξαπτος
- Italian: irritabile
- Japanese: いらいらした
- Korean: 초조한
- Norwegian: irritabel
- Polish: podenerwowany
- European Portuguese: nervoso
- Romanian: iritat
- Russian: раздраженный
- Spanish: tenso nervioso
- Swedish: stingslig
- Thai: กระสับกระส่าย
- Turkish: gergin sinirli
- Ukrainian: роздратований
- Vietnamese: bồn chồn
Definition of edgy from the Collins English Dictionary
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