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n. (context sociology English) Behaviour at the edge of what is normally allowed or accepted; risky or radical behaviour.

Usage examples of "edgework".

She cared about her garden, and her cooking, and her edgework, and her family.

Nzz-oonaz said to himself: possibly the last stitch in the edgework on this proposed attack on Earth.

The places were larger than they looked at first glance, but still might have been dismissed as middle-class housing but for the gilding around the windows, doors, and immaculate edgework, and the fact that few middle-class townhouses sported upper-story gargoyles and such intricate wrought-iron works placed almost purely for decoration.