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edgy

Synonyms of edgy in English:

adjective

  • 1 everyone was edgy as the deadline approached
    twitchy, jumpy, keyed up, restive, skittish, neurotic, insecure;
    irritable, touchy, tetchy, testy, crotchety, prickly
    informaluptight, wired, snappy, strung out
    [Antonyms] calm
  • 2 an edgy new novel
    cutting-edge, on-the-edge, fringe, avant-garde, innovative, original, offbeat;
    gritty
    [Antonyms] conventional
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