Die Übersetzung von "edge" - Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch


noun uk /edʒ/ us /edʒ/

B1 the part around something that is furthest from the centre

Rick was sitting on the edge of the bed.
She ran down to the water’s edge.

the part of a knife or tool that cuts

have the edge over someone/something

to be slightly better than someone or something else

estar/ir un paso por delante de alguien/algo
verb uk /edʒ/ us /edʒ/

to put something around the edge of something else as a decoration

bordear, ribetear
The cloth was edged with gold.

(Die Übersetzung von "edge" von Cambridge Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


noun /edʒ/

the part farthest from the middle of something; a border

Don’t put that cup so near the edge of the table – it will fall off
the edge of the lake
We went down to the river and sat by the water’s edge.

the cutting side of something sharp, eg a knife or weapon

The edge of that kitchen knife is extremely sharp.

keenness; sharpness

agudeza, intensidad
The chocolate took the edge off his hunger.
edging noun

a border or fringe round a garment

borde, ribete
The sleeves of the jacket have gold edging.
edgy adjective (comparative edgier, superlative edgiest)


That actress is always edgy before a performance.
edgily adverb

con nerviosismo
I don’t know why she is behaving so edgily towards me.
edginess noun

edgeways adverb ( edgewise)

with the edge upwards; sideways

de lado
The only way we’ll get the bed through the door is if we turn it edgeways.
have the edge on/over

to have an advantage over

llevar ventaja a alguien
He had the edge over his opponent.
on edge

uneasy; nervous

estar nervioso, tener los nervios de punta
She’s on edge because she’s waiting for her exam results.

(Die Übersetzung von "edge" von PASSWORT Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)