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Definition of edgy

edgy

adjective

  • socially dangerous or daring; intellectually provocative; tending to induce unease or stress in viewers. Especially used to describe artistic and intellectual work.
    "Alamo Bay" was an edgy movie on immigration.
                                                                                                         

                                                                                    

    Citation from "Doubt", Wilfred (US TV), Season 1 Episode 11 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: brave.

    Last edited on Apr 21 2013. Submitted by J.S. G. from Houston, TX, USA on Jan 12 2003.

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