have an edge on

have an edge on

Also, have the edge on. Have an advantage over, as in Our team has an edge on them, or In this competition our town has the edge. The use of edge here alludes to the power to cut, transferred to a margin of superiority. [Late 1800s]
See also: edge, have, on

have an edge on

tv. to be alcohol intoxicated. (see also edge. Have got can replace have.) Bob has an edge on even though he hardly drank anything.
See also: edge, have, on