adjective, wedgier, wedgiest.
resembling a wedge; wedgelike.

1790–1800; wedge + -y1 Unabridged
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wedge (wɛdʒ)
1.  a block of solid material, esp wood or metal, that is shaped like a narrow V in cross section and can be pushed or driven between two objects or parts of an object in order to split or secure them
2.  any formation, structure, or substance in the shape of a wedge: a wedge of cheese
3.  something such as an idea, action, etc, that tends to cause division
4.  a shoe with a wedge heel
5.  golf a club with a face angle of more than 50°, used for bunker shots (sand wedge) or pitch shots (pitching wedge)
6.  a wedge-shaped extension of the high pressure area of an anticyclone, narrower than a ridge
7.  mountaineering a wedge-shaped device, formerly of wood, now usually of hollow steel, for hammering into a crack to provide an anchor point
8.  any of the triangular characters used in cuneiform writing
9.  (formerly) a body of troops formed in a V-shape
10.  photog a strip of glass coated in such a way that it is clear at one end but becomes progressively more opaque towards the other end: used in making measurements of transmission density
11.  slang (Brit) a bribe
12.  thin end of the wedge anything unimportant in itself that implies the start of something much larger
13.  (tr) to secure with or as if with a wedge
14.  to squeeze or be squeezed like a wedge into a narrow space
15.  (tr) to force apart or divide with or as if with a wedge
[Old English wecg; related to Old Saxon weggi, Old High German wecki, Old Norse veggr wall]

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It has a high yield and produces a large, firm fruit which is symmetrical and ranges from conic medium to flat and wedgy in shape.
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