Idioms about egg
Origin of egg1
how to pronounce egg
OTHER WORDS FROM eggeggless, adjectiveeggy, adjective
Other definitions for egg (2 of 2)
Origin of egg2
How to use egg in a sentence
Putting all of our eggs in a single basket exposes our vaccination process to the potential for what we in the military call a single point of failure risk.We can’t rely on just one company to distribute COVID vaccines|jakemeth|November 20, 2020|Fortune
Not his own life, though—the male is helping to ensure his species’ survival by fertilizing his female companion’s eggs as she lays them.These Photos Remind Us Why Conservation Matters - Issue 92: Frontiers|Kevin Berger|November 11, 2020|Nautilus
The process involved obtaining separate eggs from a female donor and fertilizing one of them from John’s sperm and the other from Yaroslav’s sperm through a laboratory in vitro fertilization process.Husband’s tragic death leaves D.C. man to raise 4 young children alone|Lou Chibbaro Jr.|November 11, 2020|Washington Blade
We can fry an egg or we can write a blog post or we can dance or sing.
For breakfast, it might be served with a fried egg, while for lunch and dinner it’s a side to meat or fish.Everything You Need to Know About Costa Rican Food|Nicholas Gill|November 11, 2020|Eater
After the egging incident, Nick Jonas barely concealed his harsh judgment of Bieber when tweeting about the incident.
The egging happened on January 9, causing a staggering $20,000 in damages.Inside the Justin Bieber Raid (and the Impromptu ‘Belieb’ Egg Hunt)|The Daily Beast|January 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I love the interactions with readers, especially on Twitter, even with the people egging me toward auto-proctology.
So instead of restraining their belligerent allies, the Chinese seem to be egging them on.‘The State of War’—Kim Jong-un’s Bombastic, and Ominous, Bluster|Gordon G. Chang|March 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Guardian newspaper, in particular, appears to be egging him on in the tone and extent of its coverage.
The two chief bears rush at the Master and the other bears jostle round them, egging them on.
The girl glanced excitedly round the room, and felt the old presence egging her on.The Open Question|Elizabeth Robins
And will not France have a glorious time of it; playing master of the revels there, egging one against the other!History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
A cheap and excellent dish is made by filleting the tail of cod, egging and crumbing the pieces and frying them.Nelson's Home Comforts|Mary Hooper
Egging raw youths on to get in the know all the time drawing secret service pay from the castle.Ulysses|James Joyce
British Dictionary definitions for egg (1 of 2)
- a bad person
- an exclamation of dismay
- a good person
- an exclamation of delight
- to make a joke or give a performance, etc, that fails completely
- (of a joke, performance, etc) to fail completely; flop
Word Origin for egg
British Dictionary definitions for egg (2 of 2)
Word Origin for egg
Medical definitions for egg
Scientific definitions for egg
Cultural definitions for egg
A female gamete.
Other Idioms and Phrases with egg
In addition to the idioms beginning with egg
- egg in your beer
- egg on
- egg on one's face, have
- bad egg
- good egg
- goose egg
- kill the goose that lays the golden eggs
- lay an egg
- put all one's eggs in one basket
- walk on eggs