Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “edge”

edge

noun [C] (OUTER POINT)    /edʒ/
B1 the outer or furthest point of something: He'd piped fresh cream around the edge of the cake . They built the church on the edge of the village . A man was standing at the water's edge with a small boy . I caught (= hit ) my leg on the edge of the table as I walked past.Edges and extremities of objectsSurfaces of objects
(Definition of edge noun (OUTER POINT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of edge

Definitions of “edge” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

scramble

to mix eggs with a little milk and mix again as they are being fried

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More