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

Translation of egg in French:

noun

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

transitive verb

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

Idioms

to kill something in the egg

tuer quelque chose dans l'œuf

to put all one's eggs in one basket

[informal]
to have egg on one's face

as sure as eggs is eggs

[informal]
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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