- adj 1. Someone who is socially and intellectually innovative, and unique; often someone who exists on a fine edge between being considered odd, but doing it in such an innovative way, and with smarts that it is perceived with respect, and seen as 'cool'; someone who is edged is often also sXe, or straightedge (clean and sober; see: ‘edge’ definition 5); 2. often someone who is on the social periphery, but perceived as 'cool' in being so; someone willing to take social risks, as in the traditional definition of edge as in being in a precarious position, or 'living on the edge,' but in social terms, confident in ones uniqueness, or ‘different-ness,’ unafraid to stand out in a crowd and be ridiculed (those ridiculing often seen as conservative, culturally closed, intellectually unsophisticated, rednecks, bogans); 3. the inverse of someone 'edge' who is perceived as socially uncool, and anti-social (see: ‘edge’ definition 2), by although perceived by some as 'odd' or 'different,' respected by others as a social risk taker, standing social ground by redesigning what is the nature of 'cool' through defining themselves, and living 'outside of the box'; 4. someone who has a social edge, as in the traditional definition of having a margin of superiority, or advantage ('having a slight edge over the competition'), but in terms of social coolness and innovation, that despite being ridiculed by some will stand apart in history as cool; 5. a creative act ahead of its time, often ridiculed at the time of conception but revered later as unique and innovative; 6. an action taken by someone that at one time would have been considered 'uncool,' or ridiculous, but is now considered 'cool,' smart, and often socially courageous.
- First guy: "That guy is so weird he's edged." Second guy: "Yeah. Freakin' cool."
- "You remember when Fonzy in Happy Days went back to school and most people questioned whether it was cool, but then Fonzy declared it cool?" Second guy: "Yeah, that was so edged."
- "Marcel Duchamp's 1917 art piece "Fountain," a signed urinal, was ridiculed when first shown but it was so edged for its time."
When a perfectly nice, lightly coloured and clean item of clothing is worn out to edge and consequently is ruined and black due to the dirtiness of the club.
Oh man, my new white trainers just got absolutely edged last night. But it was worth it because I was way waste
The state of being "tipsy" in the weed world, obviously referring to marijuana. the feeling before stoned but not totally sober either.
girl one: "I don't think there's enough weed here for both of us! sigh."
girl two: "well why don't we smoke it anyway. there's at least enough there for us to get edged."
pushed to the max, angry, can't take anymore stress
"back off, on getting on my case about that I am already edged!"