soft-boil

[ sawft-boil, soft- ]
/ ˈsɔftˈbɔɪl, ˈsɒft- /

verb (used with object)

to boil (an egg) just long enough for the yolk and white to partially solidify, usually three or four minutes.

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soft-boiled

adjective

(of an egg) boiled for a short time so that the yolk is still soft
informal softhearted
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