egg rolling

  1. a contest or race in which eggs are rolled over a lawn, using a spoon or paddle, most commonly held as a children's entertainment during the Easter season.

Words Nearby egg rolling Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use egg rolling in a sentence

  • Its beautifully kept slopes were ideal places for "egg-rolling," and then there was the great fountain in the middle of the lawn!

    The Quiver 3/1900 | Anonymous
  • Mrs. Harding hadn't said beyond the custom of Easter egg-rolling.

    Turns about Town | Robert Cortes Holliday
  • It was very cunning to see the delight various little children took in it at the egg-rolling on Easter Monday.

    Letters to His Children | Theodore Roosevelt
  • It was that of an egg rolling, as it were, spontaneously over the ground?

    The Castaways | Captain Mayne Reid