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bacon-and-eggs

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Definition of bacon-and-eggs in English:

noun

Australian
Another term for eggs and bacon.
Example sentences
  • Unlike the proscenium arch, the movies have mastered the skill of ‘fattening a personality before killing it, of mixing bacon-and-eggs and wisecracks and petty bickerings with the desire for escape, life’.
  • The danger is, that some charlatan will come along, with a utopian gimmick, as they did during the last Depression, like the bacon-and-eggs thing they had going in California, back then.

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