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Spanish translation of “edge”

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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