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Translation of "edge" - English-Spanish dictionary

edge

noun /edʒ/
the part farthest from the middle of something; a border borde 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 filo 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)
irritable nervioso 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
nerviosismo
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.
(Definition of edge from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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