edged edged  /ˈɛdʒd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having a specified kind of border or edge
  2. (adj) (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character
  3. (adj) having a cutting edge or especially an edge or edges as specified; often used in combination

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. McCain, a highly decorated Vietnam veteran, edged out Obama on national security issues.
  2. He did a deeply American thing: he took a bohemian subculture and infused it with the hard edged, competitive ethos of capitalism.
  3. Magic realism, as all writers know, is a way of subverting the harder-edged world we all share in order to reach essential truths.

News

  1. Stocks edge lower as investors wait for clues on stimulus from Fed Chairman Bernanke

    NEW YORK — Stocks edged lower in early trading on Wall Street Wednesday as investors waited for word from the Federal Reserve. The U.S. central bank will release its latest policy update at 2 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Fed chairman Ben Bernanke will speak at a press conference thirty minutes later.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Global shares firm, dollar steady before Fed decision

    By Richard Hubbard LONDON (Reuters) - World shares edged higher while major currencies and commodities stayed within recent ranges on Wednesday as investors nervously awaited a decision on the U.S. Federal Reserve's next move. The Fed's rate setters are expected to leave policy ultra-loose following the central bank's monthly meeting but may hint they will start scaling back its bond buying ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Wall Street Little Changed Ahead of Fed Meeting

    Stocks edged up in morning trading on Tuesday ahead of the start of a highly-anticipated Federal Reserve meeting.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "I have searched for quite a long time to find a character that is this multi-layered, unpredictable and downright entertaining, as well as a project this current and cutting-edged," Swayze said in a statement.
    on Jun 10, 2006 By: Patrick Swayze Source: SouthFlorida.com

  2. "Growing up, I always felt that she was a better character than her books," he said. "The stories tended toward being a bit precious, and definitely edged into being more about getting her into provocative poses than really getting into her...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: J Michael Straczynski Source: FOXNews

  3. "In my view, the outcome is double-edged," Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview with the Euronews television channel recorded at his Black Sea summer residence.
    on Sep 1, 2008 By: Dmitry Medvedev Source: International Herald Tribune

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