What does Edgelord mean?

Refers to someone who uses ghastly or anarchic language to demonstrate how dangerous, unique, or edgy they are.


Other definitions of Edgelord:

  • A person who is trying to seem really cool by being badass, but probably only looks cringe.
  • A person who believes they are living on the edge, being too cool for school. Often equipped with trench coats, fingerless gloves, and black fedoras.
  • People who employ "edge" to the point of being a lord of it. These people are radically cringey and attempt to prove to everyone, everywhere, they are badass (to no avail).

All of our slang term and phrase definitions are made possible by our wonderful visitors. If you know of another definition of Edgelord that should be included here, please let us know.

How to use the term Edgelord:

  • Please don't invite that guy! He's such an edgelord.

  • Person 1: Life is meaningless, but at least I have these cool knives.
    Person 2: You're being so edgelord.

  • Look at this edgelord over here, trying to impress everyone.

More slang terms:



keep up the good work



A slang term for sexually excited.



Snitch, informer