edge around (something)

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edge around (something)

To move around something very carefully. The path was so narrow that I had to edge around the pond to avoid tumbling into it.
See also: around, edge
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

edge (one's way) around

something to make one's way around something carefully. I edged my way around the table, trying not to disturb anyone. Sam edged around the perimeter of the room.
See also: around, edge
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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