edgy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “edgy” in the English Dictionary

"edgy" in British English

See all translations

edgyadjective

uk   us   /ˈedʒ.i/ informal
nervous or ​worried
edgily
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.li/
(Definition of edgy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"edgy" in American English

See all translations

edgyadjective

 us   /ˈedʒ·i/
nervous or ​easilyupset: He ​paced the ​hallwaylooking edgy and ​impatient.
(Definition of edgy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “edgy”
in Arabic عَصبي…
in Korean 초조한…
in Portuguese nervoso, inquieto, irritado…
in Catalan nerviós…
in Japanese 神経質な, 緊張した…
in Chinese (Simplified) 紧张不安的, 烦躁的…
in Turkish sinirli, asabi, gergin…
in Russian раздраженный, нервный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 緊張不安的, 煩躁的…
in Italian coi nervi tesi…
in Polish podminowany…
What is the pronunciation of edgy?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

harvest

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More