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Edgelord

noun; compounding compound word of edge and lord
A person who uses edgy remarks to get attention This word is a compound of edge and lord. The “edge” part means the adjective “edgy”, with a negative connotation. The “lord” part is used to humorously indicate that the person is “the lord” of edgy remarks.
 
“He ain’t gonna win. He an edgelord.”
Etymology : edge(y) Meaning "tense and irritable" is attested by 1837, perhaps from notion of being on the edge, at the point of doing something irrational. lord ,mid-13c., laverd, loverd, from Old English hlaford "master of a household, ruler, feudal lord, superior; husband"
Source : Conversation with taxi driver, July 2016
Last modified: 4 December 2016


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