(adjective, verb)


1. having a specified kind of border or edge

- a black-edged card

- rough-edged leaves

- dried sweat left salt-edged patches

Similar word(s): bordered

2. (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character

- edged satire

Similar word(s): unkind, cutting, stinging

3. having a cutting edge or especially an edge or edges as specified; often used in combination

- an edged knife

- a two-edged sword

Similar word(s): sharp

Sentences with edged as an adjective:

- The monks were forbidden to carry edged weapons such as swords and axes.


1. Past tense of to edge.

- Already a mentally fragile boy, he now edged towards insanity.