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Wordnet 3.0


1. being in a tense state;
[syn: edgy, high-strung, highly strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Edgy \Edg"y\, a. [From Edge.] 1. Easily irritated; sharp; as, an edgy temper. [1913 Webster] 2. (Fine Arts) Having some of the forms, such as drapery or the like, too sharply defined. "An edgy style of sculpture." --Hazlitt. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

58 Moby Thesaurus words for "edgy": agitable, all nerves, antsy, antsy-pantsy, anxious, apprehensive, breathless, chafing, combustible, eager, emotional, emotionally unstable, eruptive, excitable, excited, explosive, fearful, fretful, fretting, frightened, hasty, high-mettled, high-spirited, high-strung, highly emotional, hopped-up, impatient, impetuous, in a lather, in a stew, in a sweat, inflammable, irascible, irritable, mettlesome, nerves on edge, nervous, nervy, on edge, overstrung, panicky, perturbable, prickly, restive, restless, sensitive, skittery, skittish, squirming, squirmy, startlish, touchy, uneasy, unpatient, unquiet, uptight, volatile, volcanic