Definition of edgy in English:

edgy

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Pronunciation: /ˈɛdʒi
 
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adjective (edgier, edgiest)

  • 2 informal At the forefront of a trend; experimental or avant-garde: their songs combine good music and smart, edgy ideas
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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.

Derivatives

edgily

adverb
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  • From the moment that he came out on to Downing Street to make his edgily staccato declaration of the beginning of the official campaign, he has come across as anything but a man swaggering to an easy victory.
  • A nervy unease has gripped the campaign; no one is sure what's going on - tales of 1992 and 1970 are edgily retold.
  • ‘Your father is well,’ Christiana snapped edgily.

edginess

noun
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  • Most of all, you gradually realise that the edginess that has overshadowed you for your entire life has vanished, replaced with an inner peace you've read about but, until now, regarded as nothing but fiction.
  • And much of the edginess is born of frustration.
  • And here is the edginess of the Elizabethan Court, as Arthur and his relations, like many courtiers, are in and out of the slammer like a problem family on a housing estate.

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