[ UK /ˈɛɡ/ ]
[ US /ˈɛɡ/ ]
  1. coat with beaten egg
    egg a schnitzel
  2. throw eggs at
  1. 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
  2. one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
    she kicked him in the balls and got away
  3. oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
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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.
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