Meaning of -EDGED in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ -edʒd ]

-edged combines with words such as ‘sharp’, ‘raw’, and ‘dark’ to form adjectives which indicate that something such as a play or a piece of writing is very powerful or critical. ( JOURNALISM )

...a sharp-edged satire that puts the Hollywood system under the microscope.

...the raw-edged vitality and daring of these works.


see also edge , edged , hard-edged

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