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[ej-ee] /ˈɛdʒ i/

adjective, edgier, edgiest.
nervously irritable; impatient and anxious.
sharp-edged; sharply defined, as outlines.
daringly innovative; on the .
adjective -ier, -iest
(usually postpositive) nervous, irritable, tense, or anxious
(of paintings, drawings, etc) excessively defined
innovative, or at the cutting edge, with the concomitant qualities of intensity and excitement

“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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