edgy edgy  /ˈɛ dʒi/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) being in a tense state

Usage(s):

  1. Keenly aware of the grand, grave occasion, McCain wavered between respectful and domineering, and ended up awkward and edgy.
  2. The fleeting seconds would seem unlikely to raise an eyebrow among the liberal audience of film lovers who rush to Sundance each year in search of edgy, independent fare.
  3. Their new militancy makes other citizens edgy, and it can be shrill.

News

  1. Jennifer Connelly Chops Off Hair—See Her New Bob!

    Short and not so sweet! Jennifer Connelly debuted an edgy new 'do this week. While out in New York City the actress showed off an above-the-chin length, which was a surprising change...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: E! Online

  2. 'Man Of Steel' And The Great Ratings Debate: PG Or PG-13?

    Superman's been an all-ages hero since he first appeared 75 years ago, so critics weigh in on how modern — and edgy — the hero should be.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: MTV

  3. God of Carnage Coming to Center Stage

    In this edgy French play, recently translated by Christopher Hampton, two couples clash after their children get into a scrape.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Santa Barbara Independent

Quotes

  1. Cameroon coach Paul Le Guen said: "We were too nervous in the first half. We lost many, many balls because we were edgy and that is why I am disappointed . They were not playing to their best of their ability and we were not able to release our...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Paul Le Guen Source: BigPond News

  2. "He seemed fine. He was very determined," Dodgers manager Joe Torre said. "He didn't seem edgy at all. He was out there, he was a teammate. He did all the things he'd normally do. He seemed pretty comfortable to me. He kidded about it a...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Joe Torre Source: The Associated Press

  3. "When the show started it was such a different beast. It was exciting and dangerous and funny and edgy and bizarre," says Sheridan. "It started feeling a little complacent, and that was very frustrating."
    on Apr 14, 2009 By: Nicollette Sheridan Source: msnbc.com

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