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British English: /ɛɡ/
American English: /ɛɡ/

Translation of egg in French:


  • 1 (Culinary, Biology, Zoology) a chocolate egg
    un œuf en chocolat
    before n (sandwich)
    à l'œuf
    producteur/-trice d'œufs
    (mayonnaise, noodles, sauce)
    aux œufs
  • 2
    (fellow) See examples: he's a good/bad egg
    c'est un brave/sale type

transitive verb

  • (American English) (throw eggs at)
    jeter des œufs sur


to kill something in the egg

tuer quelque chose dans l'œuf

to put all one's eggs in one basket

to have egg on one's face

as sure as eggs is eggs

to lay an egg

(American English) (Theatre) (informal)

Phrasal verbs

egg on

egg [somebody] on
forcer quelqu'un
to egg somebody on to do
pousser quelqu'un à faire

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