Definition of edgily in US English:

edgily

adverb

  • See edgy

    • ‘A nervy unease has gripped the campaign; no one is sure what's going on - tales of 1992 and 1970 are edgily retold.’
    • ‘‘Your father is well,’ Christiana snapped edgily.’
    • ‘‘I just wanted to make sure,’ she replied edgily.’
    • ‘From the moment that he came out on to Downing Street to make his edgily staccato declaration of the beginning of the official campaign, he has come across as anything but a man swaggering to an easy victory.’
    • ‘‘It is not what it seems,’ Nelson snapped edgily.’

Pronunciation

edgily

/ˈɛdʒəli//ˈejəlē/