sunny-side up

[suhn-ee-sahyd]

adjective

(of an egg) fried without breaking the yolk or being turned over, with the yolk remaining visible and somewhat liquid inside.

Compare over easy.

Origin of sunny-side up

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for sunny-side up

sunny-side up

adjective

(of eggs) fried on one side only
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