Definition of edgy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    edgy

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈɛdʒi//
     
    (edgier, edgiest)(informal)
     
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  1. 1 nervous, especially about what might happen She's been very edgy lately. After the recent unrest there is an edgy calm in the capital. I'm feeling a little edgy about the exam tomorrow.
  2. 2 (of a movie, book, piece of music, etc.) having a sharp, exciting quality an edgy film about street gangs the ska beat, faster than reggae and a bit edgier Her ideal man would be “edgy.”
NAmE//ˈɛdʒəli//
 
adverb “I'm not sure I can make it tomorrow,” he said edgily.
 
noun [uncountable, singular] I did not, at the time, know the reason for his edginess.
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