Definition of over easy in English:

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over easy


North American
(Of a fried egg) turned over when almost cooked and fried lightly on the other side, so that the yolk remains slightly liquid.
Example sentences
  • All over America on this day, short order cooks and chefs were making eggs over easy with great success.
  • I'll have two eggs, over easy, with a side of beef sausage and three strips of bacon.
  • He was convinced the place to start was fried - over easy - and I just could not take that runny yolk.

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