Synonyms of egg in English:

egg

noun

  • ovum, gamete, germ cell, zygote
    informal nit
    Australian informal goog
    (eggs)clutch, roe, spawn, seed, flyblow
  • Phrases

    bad egg

    informal
    he assured my parents that I'm not a bad egg See scoundrel

    verb

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    Phrases

    egg someone on

    ‘Teach him a lesson’, shouted the boys, egging their friend onurgegoadinciteprovokeprickstingpropelpushdriveprodpromptinduceimpelspur oncheer onencourageexhortstimulatemotivategalvanizeact as a stimulus toact as an incentive toinspirestirNorth American informalroot onlight a fire under rareincentivize

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    oval, ovate1, ovoid egg-shaped
    oology study or collecting of birds' eggs

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    Pronunciation: ˈ(h)yo͞obris
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