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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) censored in hope of resolving 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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Other terms relating to 'brave':

Definitions include: metaphor: having a "backbone" endows one with courage, will.
Definitions include: metaphorical testicles that people with courage or gall have.
Definitions include: cigarette.
Definitions include: Literally, brass testicles.
Definitions include: testicles.
Definitions include: See also balls to the wall.
Definitions include: brave.
Definitions include: full of courage.
Definitions include: to face a daunting task, as a brave cowboy would.
Definitions include: exclamation of disappointment.

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Definitions include: a three-way sexual fling involving a woman and two bisexual men, a thrupple.
Definitions include: the emotional or psychological result of someone's sudden reversal of opinion.
Definitions include: acronym for "a bunch of bull shit".
Definitions include: something very fast.
Definitions include: "dedicated".
Definitions include: See in the hell.
Definitions include: a bowl of marijuana packed in a heap beyond the rim to maximize the amount it contains
Definitions include: marijuana ("bud") from British Columbia, Canada.
Definitions include: "yes".
Definitions include: to sit in the passenger seat of a motor vehicle.

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