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Egg

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Noun

1. egg

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. egg, eggs

oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food

3. ball, ballock, bollock, egg, nut, orchis, testicle, testis

one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens

Example Sentences:
'she kicked him in the balls and got away'

Verb

1. egg

throw eggs at

2. egg

coat with beaten egg

Example Sentences:
'egg a schnitzel'


1. egg

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. egg, eggs

oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food

3. ball, ballock, bollock, egg, nut, orchis, testicle, testis

one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens

Example Sentences:
'she kicked him in the balls and got away'


1. egg

throw eggs at

2. egg

coat with beaten egg

Example Sentences:
'egg a schnitzel'

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Egg

see synonyms of egg
noun
1. 
the oval or round reproductive body laid by the females of birds, reptiles, fishes, insects, and some other animals, consisting of a developing embryo, its food store, and sometimes jelly or albumen, all surrounded by an outer shell or membrane
2. Also called: egg cell
any female gamete; ovum
3. 
the egg of the domestic hen used as food
4. 
something resembling an egg, esp in shape or in being in an early stage of development
5.  bad egg
6.  good egg
7.  lay an egg
8.  put all one's eggs in one basket
9.  teach one's grandmother to suck eggs
10.  with egg on one's face
verb (transitive)
11. 
to dip (food) in beaten egg before cooking
12. informal
to throw eggs at
verb
(transitive; usually foll by on)
to urge or incite, esp to daring or foolish acts

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Egg

see synonyms of egg
noun
1. 
the oval or round body laid by a female bird, fish, reptile, insect, etc., containing a supply of nutrients, a protective membrane, and, when fertilized, the embryo of a new individual: many kinds of eggs have a thin, brittle shell as an outer covering
2. 
a reproductive cell produced by a female animal or plant; ovum
: also called egg cell
3. 
the egg of a domestic fowl; specif., the liquid contents of a hen's egg, as used in cooking
4. 
a thing resembling a hen's egg
5.  Slang
a person
he's a good egg
verb transitive
6. 
to mix or cover with the yolk or white of eggs, as in cooking
7.  US, Informal
to throw eggs at
verb transitive
to urge or incite
with on

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Egg

see synonyms of egg
n.
1.
a. A female gamete; an ovum. Also called egg cell.
b. The round or oval female reproductive body of various animals, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, and insects, consisting usually of an embryo surrounded by nutrient material and a protective covering.
c. The oval, thin-shelled reproductive body of a bird, especially that of a hen, used as food.
2. Something having the ovoid shape of an egg.
3. Slang A fellow; a person: He's a good egg.
tr.v. egged, egg·ing, eggs
1. To cover with beaten egg, as in cooking.
2. Slang To throw eggs at.
tr.v. egged, egg·ing, eggs
To encourage or incite to action. Used with on: The racing fans egged their favorites on.

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