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Synonyms for edgy
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. edgy, high-strung, highly strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight(adj)

    being in a tense state

    Synonyms:
    cheeky, rocky, highly strung, jolting, rough, bumpy, nervy, uptight, high-strung, restive, jittery, jumpy, overstrung, jolty, brash

    Antonyms:
    relaxed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. edgy(a)

    Synonyms:
    touchy, sharp, irritable, excitable, irascible

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  1. List of paraphrases for "edgy":

    nervous, cranky

How to pronounce edgy?

Alex
Alex
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say edgy in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#5548rough
#5995rocky
#7366nervous
#28104cheeky
#30182cranky
#32636bumpy
#35563edgy
#41323brash
#53996uptight
#72642jittery
#74028jumpy
#101493restive
#139637jolting
#181393nervy

How to use edgy in a sentence?

  1. Peter Anderson:

    I think any kind of international question about how things will fare or relationships with other countries absolutely has an impact, the non-resolution of things can really make the market edgy in terms of volatility.

  2. Charlotte St. Martin:

    There is no question that the diversity of the shows on Broadway, including the young, edgy ones are, bringing more young people to theater.

  3. Christina Zayas:

    They liked my edgy style and that I appealed to the younger market.

  4. Paul Dergarabedian:

    He’s very much tuned into the indie world and the specialized film vibe, it’s just a way to get out the kind of edgy, interesting and sometimes enlightening content that these films sometimes provide.

  5. Cheryl Ladd:

    It was hot and edgy, and because, [ creator ] Aaron [ Spelling ] insisted on some bikinis, occasionally sexy clothes, everybody just decided to write it off and let's face it, it wasn't Shakespeare, but it was definitely something the whole family could watch together all for different reasons.


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