(noun, verb)


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

Definition categories: animal, ovum

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

Similar word(s): eggs

Definition categories: food, foodstuff

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

Similar word(s): ball, ballock, nut, orchis, testicle, testis

Definition categories: body, gonad

Sentences with egg as a noun:

- I also determine the minimal amount of egg required to make good mayonnaise.

- We made a big omelette with three eggs.

- The farmer offered me some fresh eggs, but I told him I was allergic to egg.


1. throw eggs at

Definition categories: contact, bombard, pelt

2. coat with beaten egg

- egg a schnitzel

Definition categories: contact, coat, surface

Sentences with egg as a verb:

- After I cut the tubing, I found that I had slightly egged it in the vise.