1. In Glasgow (Scotland), to "keep edgy" is the act of watching out for teachers/police/law-abiding citizens while another of your friends commits a crime or prank of some kind.
2. The resulting cry from said look-out, announcing that teachers/police/law-abiding citizens are approaching.
1. "Ah wiz keepin edgy for Big Tam last night while he wiz knockin' some fanny's wheel-trims".
2. *sound of approaching diesel engine announces police car approaching*
*Everybody drops what they're doing and runs, only to turn around and discover the diesel engine belonged to a Black Hack*
Applied to books, music, or even haircuts which tend to challenge societal norms and reveal the dark side. Cutting edge.
Novels by Chris Crutcher, Adam Rapp, and Alex Flinn.
Daria - "As far as I can make out, edgy occurs when middlebrow, middle-aged profiteers are looking to suck the energy -- not to mention the spending money -- out of the "youth culture." So they come up with this fake concept of seeming to be dangerous when every move they make is the result of market research and a corporate master plan."
We only do edgy.
Is it edgy?
the act of being edgy is basically teenage kids that think theyre cool. hardcore kids seem to think theyre the fucking edgyest things everr.
"why are you wearing that bandanna out of your pocket," says 9th grade homeroom teacher.
"because i'm effin edgy biotch," says asshole.
1-pushing the envelope
2- to be way out there
to be on the cutting edge or to be edgy
adjective describing someone in a tense state of mind; nervous; apprehensive
Jim: Why is Ed so edgy today when im around?
Jimmy: I fink he fucked your girlfriend last nite wen they were pissed.
Edgy is the way someone acts right after they buy a used Ford Edge. When they walk around thinking that they are now better than you, like they just purchased a new Lamborghini. Especially when the day before they were your best friend. And now because they own a used Ford Edge, their shit doesn't stink anymore.
Floyd: Hey Ryan, do you want to get a few beers after work?
Ryan: I'd love to but, I'm going to buy a used Ford Edge tonight for my wife.
Floyd: Awesome, you'll have to let me know how it goes.
Ryan: let's plan on tomorrow night for those beers brother!
Next morning: Floyd: Good morning Ryan, how'd it go last night?
Ryan: Yeah, about those beers, Ive got plans now. And by the way, we're not friends anymore!
Floyd: Dude, ever since you've bought that Edge, you've been a different person... so "Edgy"