edgy

[ej-ee]
adjective, edgier, edgiest.
1.
nervously irritable; impatient and anxious.
2.
sharp-edged; sharply defined, as outlines.
3.
daringly innovative; on the cutting edge.

Origin:
1765–75; edge + -y1

edgily, adverb
edginess, noun
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edgy (ˈɛdʒɪ)
 
adj , -ier, -iest
1.  (usually postpositive) nervous, irritable, tense, or anxious
2.  (of paintings, drawings, etc) excessively defined
3.  innovative, or at the cutting edge, with the concomitant qualities of intensity and excitement
 
'edgily
 
adv
 
'edginess
 
n

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edgy
"tense and irritable," 1837, from edge (n.).
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Example sentences
Nervous and edgy, the records are long on intensity but short on beauty.
When the central nervous system is released from the depressed state, the opposite state develops-feeling edgy and irritable.
Even a gentle wind may disrupt the normal pattern, making the entire herd nervous and edgy.
It has been particularly edgy in the past two or three years.
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