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over easy

  1. (of fried eggs) turned over when nearly done and fried briefly on the reverse side so that the yolk remains somewhat liquid but with a thin, firm layer on top.
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Historical Examples

  • Maybe the subject does not interest you, and I myself find it a not over-easy subject to recall—especially at the present time.

    Poor Folk

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

  • I felt that she would not expose the Dauphin, but I feared an after-revelation through some over-easy confidant.