Translation of edgy in Spanish:

edgy

tenso, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈɛdʒi//ˈɛdʒi/

adjective

informal

  • 1

    (nervous)
    tenso
    con los nervios de punta informal
    con los nervios a flor de piel informal
    • The commentators were nervous and edgy and there was strain as well as excitement in their voices.
    • I'd been waiting 25 minutes for a bus and was getting a little edgy.
    • Carly pushed past nervous guests and equally edgy guards then stopped and stared.
    • Perhaps that's why, behind the affable front, he seems edgy.
    • Believe me, I was nervous and felt very edgy.
    • But being slightly edgy and impatient, he struck a bit too soon.
    • I couldn't even eat lunch I've been so edgy.
    • Needless to say, I am a little edgy about future adverse outcomes.
    • Visitors, if they are not already dead choked by air pollution and bumpy roads, are always nervous and edgy at the thought of the traffic jams and missing a flight or a train.
    • Anne was beginning to feel very edgy about not knowing what was going on and the motivations of her rescuer.
    • During a competition the fencers get nervous, edgy and temperamental under the pressure involved.
    • He described her as nervous, edgy, and particularly fearful of authority.
    • If anything, it has been exacerbated by recent global tensions, those irritating near-wars which push up the temperature and make leaders edgy.
    • In the car, Alex and I held hands for a brief moment and I felt less edgy about it.
    • It would be weird if she acted so tense and edgy all of a sudden.
    • In the moments before the cameras switch on, he's edgy, nervous, priming us with questions.
    • The city itself seems edgy and nervous, as can well be expected.
    • There were no signs available to tell them where they were and this fact had made him even more edgy.
    • I think there were times when you could see we were a little bit edgy.
    • I'm distracted, tense and edgy, staring intently at the phone willing it to bring me good news.
  • 2

    (leading-edge)
    (style/music) innovador
    (style/music) atrevido
    • While the lyrics don't specifically delve into his life there, his experiences seem to be told through the subtle text and edgy, country-folk styled ramblings.
    • Cabaret of the Unlikely is an intense and edgy piece of theatre but due to the content I would fall far short of calling it entertaining and at an hour and three quarters it did get tedious in parts.
    • Those new to jazz will be thrown into one of the most intense, edgy jazz experiences that sounds strangely modern.
    • It starts with edgy trills from the soloist, but its overall direction of travel is into the silent darkness.
    • Peter Kooy has a vocal quality that's a touch edgy, yet is plentifully musical.
    • One of them is a real movie-star movie, however edgy Julia Roberts's performance.
    • Now he has produced another star turn in Speed-the-Plow, which requires a very different, much more edgy and sharp-tongued style.
    • But the flute and strings music I have downloaded all seem to show the sharp edgy sounds of the flutes.
    • My client wants a very edgy and flashy style, but her content is dry and the writing is not of the same style as she wants the design.
    • There's a cinematic quality to the edgy strings and foreboding beat that accompany All I Need, which is one of the album's best tracks.
    • But Shannon, who is well regarded in the edgy performance scene here and abroad, has solved the problem by thinking about dance in a different way.
    • Edward Norton is known for his intense, edgy dramatic roles (Primal Fear, American History X, Fight Club).
    • And sure enough, so studiously edgy are the performances that one is never quite sure who harbours the darkest pathology.
    • She uses an edgy, in-your-face style to break the communication barrier around the eternal issues and dilemmas of desire.
    • Inside, too features a VW quality dash, which makes a break both from previous styling and the Focus' edgy style.
    • Fronted by Alan Donohoe, they specialise in creating angular working class anthems that are packed with sharp, edgy guitars and socially relevant lyrics.
    • Allowing Gallas to take responsibility was the start of an edgy performance.
    • The longer, flimsy skirt hanging out of a coat is a rather edgy trend right now.
    • Granted, they do have a distinct sound, a wide array of musical sounds and edgy lyrics.
    • I wanted to write sharp, edgy vignettes of poisonous humor.
    • Her one-room gallery features colorful, edgy pieces of fine art and contemporary crafts produced by local and out-of-state artists.
    • Although saddled with a convoluted plot, he has invested his film with enough grit, panache and edgy style to make it thoroughly gripping.
    • Olyphant exudes charm and sleaze in about equal proportions, and his edgy performance steals the show.
    • Watch it as a piece of sharp, edgy, quality entertainment - hugely enjoyable.
    • Her voice is good if not emotionally gripping and her songs have an attractive quality but an edgy stimulant is sadly lacking.