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OTHER WORDS FROM edgingedg·ing·ly, adverb
Words nearby edging
Definition for edging (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), edged, edg·ing.
- to turn (a piece to be rolled) onto its edge.
- to roll (a piece set on edge).
- to give (a piece) a desired width by passing between vertical rolls.
- to rough (a piece being forged) so that the bulk is properly distributed for final forging.
verb (used without object), edged, edg·ing.
Origin of edge
synonym study for edge
OTHER WORDS FROM edgeedge·less, adjectiveout·edge, verb (used with object), out·edged, out·edg·ing.un·der·edge, nounun·edge, verb (used with object), un·edged, un·edg·ing.
Example sentences from the Web for edging
In Iraq, Tehran was our silent partner, working to break an ISIS siege and edging out Maliki.How Iran Could Become Our Shadow Enemy in the Syria ISIS War|Jacob Siegel|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They met five times with Mikan edging Kurland in games won, 3-2, and points scored, 77-64.Bob Kurland, the First Player to Dunk, Was a Pioneer for Big Men|Kevin Fixler|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While Gingrich remains a caustic conservative, he seems to be edging toward a big-tent philosophy.Newt Gingrich: Republicans Can’t Win Just By Beating Up Hillary Clinton|Howard Kurtz|March 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In edging past that mark, the latest PMI suggests that Chinese factories are getting busier, but only just.
Brown admitted students from 80 different countries, with China edging out Canada as the largest source.
There is the funnel of the great unwieldy ferry-object—she is just edging in.Sea and Sardinia|D. H. Lawrence
Something moved in the shadows, edging into the deeper shadows of the rocks.Pastoral Affair|Charles A. Stearns
He shifted his course a little, edging more towards the shore, so as to cut transversely across the cutter's bows.Jim Davis|John Masefield
Obviously they cannot converge, and the least inward pressure or edging will prevent them from running apart.How To Ski and How Not To|Vivian Caulfeild
Kurt Fawzi, edging him out of the crowd, was the first to voice that.Graveyard of Dreams|Henry Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for edging (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for edging (2 of 2)
- a line along which two faces or surfaces of a solid meet
- a line joining two vertices of a graph
- a cliff, ridge, or hillside
- (capital) (in place names)Hade Edge
- nervously irritable; tense
- nervously excited or eager
Derived forms of edgeedgeless, adjectiveedger, noun
Word Origin for edge
Idioms and Phrases with edging
In addition to the idioms beginning with edge
- edge in
- edge out
- cutting edge
- get a word in edgewise
- have the edge on
- on edge
- on the edge
- over the edge
- set one's teeth on edge
- take the edge off
- thin edge of the wedge