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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 [informal] [dated] (fellow)he's a good/bad egg
    c'est un brave/sale type [informal]

transitive verb

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


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

avoir l'air fin [informal]

as sure as eggs is eggs

to lay an egg

[informal] (American English) (Theatre)
faire un four [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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