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Meaning of EDGY

Pronunciation:  'ejee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  being in a tense state
 

EDGY is a 4 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: highly strung, high-strung, in suspense(p), jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, tense, uptight
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Edg"y\, a. [From {Edge}.]
1. Easily irritated; sharp; as, an edgy temper.

2. (Fine Arts) Having some of the forms, such as drapery or
   the like, too sharply defined. ``An edgy style of
   sculpture.'' --Hazlitt.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: agitable, all nerves, antsy, antsy-pantsy, anxious, apprehensive, breathless, chafing, combustible, eager, emotional, emotionally unstable, eruptive, excitable, excited, explosive, fearful, fretful, fretting, frightened, hasty, highly emotional, high-mettled, high-spirited, high-strung, hopped-up, impatient, impetuous, in a lather, in a stew, in a sweat, inflammable, irascible, irritable, mettlesome, nerves on edge, nervous, nervy, on edge, overstrung, panicky, perturbable, prickly, restive, restless, sensitive, skittery, skittish, squirming, squirmy, startlish, touchy, uneasy, unpatient, unquiet, uptight, volatile, volcanic
 

 

 

 

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