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Definition of straight-edge


  • non drug user.
    I can't break my edge.

    Last edited on May 19 2011. Submitted by Tinaya from CA, USA on May 07 2002.


  • not consuming alcohol, cigarettes, marijuana and other illegal drugs; and also not engaging in premarital sex.

    A way of life developed by the punk-hardcore band named Minor Threat. The term was coined in 1980 by Ian McKaye, who wrote a song called "Straight-Edge."
    Those kids are straight-edge.

    Last edited on Jun 09 2014. Submitted by Ben A. from Chicopee, MA, USA on Jun 30 1998.

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Other terms relating to 'edge':

Definitions include: at the forefront.
Definitions include: at the forefront.
Definitions include: The pinnacle of very cool, excellent, outstanding, or awesome.
Definitions include: drunk.
Definitions include: The baby hair on the forehead
Definitions include: to go crazy.
Definitions include: to decline in a particular skill.
Definitions include: nervous.
Definitions include: having not mastered a subject.

Other terms relating to 'straight':

Definitions include: to be truthful.
Definitions include: a phrase indicating approval, excitement, or support; "right on".
Definitions include: milder version of "damn straight."
Definitions include: to stop committing crime.
Definitions include: "I'm straight."
Definitions include: to restrain from laughing.
Definitions include: to chastise.
Definitions include: fine; okay.
Definitions include: immediately.
Definitions include: the truth.
Definitions include: awesome or cool
Definitions include: straight from the source of said thing.
Definitions include: straight (i.e. very) good.
Definitions include: to have sexual intercourse. also simply "lace"
Definitions include: a true back-story or set of facts.

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