eggbeater

[ eg-bee-ter ]
/ ˈɛgˌbi tər /

noun

a small rotary beater for beating eggs, whipping cream, etc.
Slang. a helicopter.

Nearby words

  1. egg-and-spoon race,
  2. egg-beater,
  3. egg-binding,
  4. egg-bound,
  5. egg-shaped,
  6. eggcorn,
  7. eggcrate,
  8. eggcup,
  9. eggdrop soup,
  10. egger

Origin of eggbeater

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30; egg1 + beater

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British Dictionary definitions for eggbeater

eggbeater

/ (ˈɛɡˌbiːtə) /

noun

Also called: eggwhisk a kitchen utensil for beating eggs, whipping cream, etc; whisk
mainly US and Canadian an informal name for helicopter
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