Edgy



[ej-ee] /ˈɛdʒ i/

adjective, edgier, edgiest.
1.
nervously irritable; impatient and anxious.
2.
sharp-edged; sharply defined, as outlines.
3.
daringly innovative; on the .
/ˈɛdʒɪ/
adjective -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
adj.

“having sharp edges,” 1755, from edge (n.) + -y (2). Meaning “tense and irritable” is attested by 1837, perhaps from notion of being on the edge, at the point of doing something irrational (a figurative use attested from c.1600).

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