Definitions

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  • adj. Pertaining to or like a hedge.
  • adj. Indecisive, hesitant, noncommittal, unwilling to take a side.

Etymologies

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hedge +‎ -y

Examples

  • "hedgy" expression of the two sides of the French character.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

  • None of those vague, hedgy things boys usually said to give themselves a safety net.

    Pure Sin

  • Clifford was much more hedgy and nervous, he got cold feet much quicker in

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • Naturally they were curious, the businessmen and cadre and assorted visitors, who offered up cigarettes and tea before making their first hedgy attempts at conversation.

    Heaven Lake

  • War and no central government have reduced this country to poverty, where survival for most depends on hedgy trading.

    CNN Transcript Jan 17, 2002

  • The veteran had picked up from his desk a sheet of paper and was squinting up his hedgy, thick eyebrows in an effort to read what was written there.

    The Escape of Mr. Trimm His Plight and other Plights

  • Closely beneath us lay the dark rich hedgy flats and the copse-chequered slopes, white with the blossom of apples.

    A Passionate Pilgrim

  • Closely beneath us lay the dark, rich flats of hedgy Worcestershire and the copse-checkered slopes of rolling Hereford, white with the blossom of apples.

    A passionate pilgrim

  • GTC buy orders at 5-10% below last week's lows. all the other scumbag hedgy boyz are doing it.

  • Well, it's a hedgy number but the backup is historic precedent.

    Forbes.com: News

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