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edgy

adjective uk   /ˈedʒ.i/ informal us  
edgily
adverb uk   /-ɪ.li/ us  
Translations of “edgy”
in Korean 초조한…
in Arabic عَصبي…
in Portuguese nervoso, inquieto, irritado…
in Catalan nerviós…
in Japanese 神経質な, 緊張した…
in Italian coi nervi tesi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 緊張不安的, 煩躁的…
in Russian раздраженный, нервный…
in Turkish sinirli, asabi, gergin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 紧张不安的, 烦躁的…
in Polish podminowany…
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