Pronunciation: (ej'wīz"), [key]
1. with the edge forward; in the direction of the edge.
3. get a word in edgewise, to succeed in entering a conversation or expressing one's opinion in spite of competition or opposition: There were so many people talking at once that I couldn't get a word in edgewise. Also,edge•waysPronunciation: (ej'wāz"). [key]
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