[ UK /ˈɛɡ/ ]
[ US /ˈɛɡ/ ]
[ US /ˈɛɡ/ ]
coat with beaten egg
egg a schnitzel
- throw eggs at
- animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
she kicked him in the balls and got away
- oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
How To Use egg In A Sentence
- I bought a dozen eggs and every one of them was bad.
- He was a cute little beggar, looked like you as well.
- We had engaged a very nice mare and stanhope, which we knew we could depend upon, when, the day before the race, the chestnut was declared lame, and not a presentable four-legged animal was to be hired in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 363, January, 1846
- Fertilization therefore results in an egg carrying a nucleus with contributions from both parents, and it was concluded that the cell nucleus must contain the physical basis of heredity.
- The rest of them continued filling plates while Reggie and Lettie returned at brisk intervals to reload their trays. WEEKEND FOR MURDER
- There are some trademark pieces - elegant-legged tables and high-quality marquetry - mixed in with contemporary designer furniture, antique shop finds and some very in-your-face art.
- There are but three ways of living: by working, by stealing, or by begging.
- Once the egg is half-cooked, break the yolk and cut into the white with your spatula. Times, Sunday Times
- Egg-laying adults are especially active during bloom, a time period when insecticides should not be applied.
- He is always telling the director how to run the business; that's like teaching one's grandmother how to suck eggs.