Synonyms of egg


1. egg, ovum, egg cell

usage: animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds

2. egg, eggs, foodstuff, food product

usage: oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food

3. testis, testicle, orchis, ball, ballock, bollock, nut, egg, male reproductive gland, gonad, sex gland

usage: one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; "she kicked him in the balls and got away"


1. egg, pelt, bombard

usage: throw eggs at

2. egg, coat, surface

usage: coat with beaten egg; "egg a schnitzel"

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Definition and meaning of egg (Dictionary)