Edgy definition

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Daring, provocative, or trend-setting.

An exhibition of edgy photographs; an edgy menu.

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(informal) Innovative, daring, unconventional, etc.
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Nervous or irritable.

The performers were edgy as they waited for the show to begin.

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Having a sharp or biting edge.

An edgy wit.

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Having an edge or edges; sharp.
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The definition of edgy is having sharp or pointed corners, or being irritable, or being unconventional.

An example of something edgy is a metal table.

An example of an edgy person is someone who is constantly annoyed.

An example of an edgy person is someone with multiple tattoos and dozens of piercings.

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(entertainment/advertising jargon): creatively challenging; cutting edge; leading edge.
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(entertainment/advertising jargon): on the edge between acceptable and offensive; pushing the boundaries of good taste; dodgy.
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(dated) Irritable.

An edgy temper.

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(art) Having some of the forms, such as drapery or the like, too sharply defined.
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(of a knife or blade) Sharp.
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Irritable; on edge.
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Having outlines that are too sharp.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
edgy
Comparative:
edgier
Superlative:
edgiest

Origin of edgy

  • edge +‎ -y

    From Wiktionary