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Synonyms for egg
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. egg(noun)

    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

    Synonyms:
    eggs, testis, testicle, nut, orchis, bollock, ball, ballock

  2. egg, eggs(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    eggs, testis, testicle, nut, orchis, bollock, ball, ballock

  3. testis, testicle, orchis, ball, ballock, bollock, nut, egg(verb)

    one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens

    "she kicked him in the balls and got away"

    Synonyms:
    screwball, lump, crank, clump, orb, glob, bullock block, junkie, bollock, testis, clod, globe, nut, musket ball, chunk, formal, junky, en, testicle, ball, orchis, eggs, fruitcake, nut case, crackpot, addict, ballock, freak

  4. egg(verb)

    throw eggs at

  5. egg(verb)

    coat with beaten egg

    "egg a schnitzel"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. egg(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ovum

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. egg(n)

    Synonyms:
    ovum, germ, cell, spawn

    Associated words:
    oölogy, oölogist, ovology, oviferous, yolk, glair, albumen, embryo, oviparous, oviposit, oviposition, vitellus, fecundate, impregnate, impregnation, fecundity, clutch, vitelline, oviduct, ovipara, ovulation, ovulist, tread, treadle, chalaza, addle, oömeter, oöscope, spawn

  2. egg(v)

    Synonyms:
    urge on, instigate, incite

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "egg":

    eggs, ovum, ovule, ova, bud

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. egg

    Synonyms:
    Female sex cell, female gamete, ovum

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How to say egg in sign language?

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How to use egg in a sentence?

  1. James Hyland:

    Prices for all egg sizes in all regions across the country are up due to the avian flu and a reduction of the national flock size, which has led to a shortage of eggs.

  2. Proverb:

    Politics is a rotten egg;if broken,it stinks

  3. Lee Swanson:

    It was oblong, egg-shaped, you could say, I think aluminum, with a cord coming out of it leading to a small plastic box that contained a battery.

  4. Anonymous:

    Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold -- but so does a hard-boiled egg.

  5. Brian Moscoguiri:

    People see a sharp increase in prices and assume they're being gouged, but it's just a function of the market, egg prices are up because demand is up sharply. Suppliers are seeing four, five, six times the level of demand as before, and there's essentially a fixed supply.


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