There are 2 main definitions of eggy in English:

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eggy 1

Pronunciation: /ˈɛɡi/

adjective (eggier, eggiest)

Rich in or covered with egg: cod fried in an eggy batter
More example sentences
  • A warm slice of this filling eggy potato dish was served with a blob of mayonnaise and a red pepper purée.
  • The dish comes with a mellow bowl of eggy soup, and it's just comfort in a bowl.
  • His homemade zabaglione is eggy and sweet.

Words that rhyme with eggy

dreggy, leggy, Peggy

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There are 2 main definitions of eggy in English:

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eggy 2

Pronunciation: /ˈɛɡi/

adjective (eggier, eggiest)

British informal
Annoyed; irritated.
Example sentences
  • That's why I feel so eggy. They probably saved this afternoon to give us the works.
  • I'm sorry if you paid more for less car, but please don't get eggy and fly at me at every opportunity.

Origin

1930s: from egg2 + -y1.

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