Translation of edgy in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈedʒi/


  • 1 (nervous) tenso, con los nervios de punta or a flor de piel [colloquial/familiar]
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    • During a competition the fencers get nervous, edgy and temperamental under the pressure involved.
    • Visitors, if they are not already dead choked by air pollution and bumpy roads, are always nervous and edgy at the thought of the traffic jams and missing a flight or a train.
    • The city itself seems edgy and nervous, as can well be expected.
  • 2 (leading-edge) [style/music] innovador, atrevido
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    • But the flute and strings music I have downloaded all seem to show the sharp edgy sounds of the flutes.
    • It starts with edgy trills from the soloist, but its overall direction of travel is into the silent darkness.
    • Peter Kooy has a vocal quality that's a touch edgy, yet is plentifully musical.
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    • Now he has produced another star turn in Speed-the-Plow, which requires a very different, much more edgy and sharp-tongued style.
    • Although saddled with a convoluted plot, he has invested his film with enough grit, panache and edgy style to make it thoroughly gripping.
    • Inside, too features a VW quality dash, which makes a break both from previous styling and the Focus' edgy style.

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