Definition of Easter egg in English:

Easter egg

Syllabification: Eas·ter egg


  • 1A hard-boiled egg that is dyed and often decorated as part of the Easter celebration.
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    • As it turns out, there were two posters in 2001: one features Faberge's Imperial Renaissance Easter egg, the other a Russian quartz specimen.
    • Go Easter egg hunting and decorate your own Easter egg from 9am.
    • My four-year-old daughter barely looks up from painting an Easter egg and explains to her cousin, ‘They don't agree with the bosses of the countries.’
  • 1.1An artificial egg, typically chocolate, given at Easter, especially to children.
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    • The chocolatier and confectioner spent long hours creating an enormous Easter egg, weighing in at 25 kgs of plain chocolate.
    • The Mayor and her children are all partial to a good tasting chocolate Easter egg.
    • As we wipe away the smudges of the last chocolate Easter egg, a pang of guilt associated with overindulgence might raise its head.
  • 2An unexpected or undocumented feature in a piece of computer software or on a DVD, included as a joke or a bonus.
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    • The best thing about the game was finding the Easter egg.
    • Also captivating are the various Easter eggs spread throughout the disc.
    • Finally, there is a really funny Easter egg located in the upper right corner of the main menu.

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