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eggbeater Syllabification: egg·beat·er
Pronunciation: /ˈeɡˌbēdər/

Definition of eggbeater in English:


1A kitchen utensil used for beating ingredients such as eggs or cream.
Example sentences
  • Using an electric egg beater, beat the eggs with the sugar until very fluffy and pale.
  • Add the egg and beat well with a wooden masher or with an electric egg beater.
  • We have just received new hand-mixers similar to an egg beater, but these are electrical, saving your arm.
1.1North American informal A helicopter.
Example sentences
  • I've always wondered about the ‘egg beaters’ flying around.
  • Today the eggbeater went into action and the damn thing acted like it had good sense.
  • he climbed into the cockpit of the machine and prepared to give them a visual demonstration of what his flying egg-beater could do.
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