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A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
Bernard Meltzer

Meaning of "good egg" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GOOD EGG

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WHAT DOES GOOD EGG MEAN IN ENGLISH?

definitionDefinition of good egg in the English dictionary

The definition of good egg in the dictionary is a good person. Other definition of good egg is an exclamation of delight.

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GOOD EGG

good afternoon
good and
good and proper
Good Book
good cholesterol
good day
good evening
good faith
Good Friday
good hair
Good Hope
good housekeeper
Good King Henry
good looks
good morning
good name
Good Neighbor Policy
good night
good offices
good oil
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WORDS THAT END LIKE GOOD EGG

bad egg
barn egg
battery egg
boiled egg
cleidoic egg
curate´s egg
darning egg
Easter egg
free-range egg
lay an egg
nest egg
new-laid egg
ostrich egg
poached egg
Scotch egg
scrambled egg
sea egg
soft-boiled egg
tea egg
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Synonyms and antonyms of good egg in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «good egg» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GOOD EGG

Find out the translation of good egg to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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The translations of good egg from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «good egg» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

好蛋
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

buen huevo
570 millions of speakers

English

good egg
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अच्छा अंडा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البيض جيدا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

молодчина
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bom ovo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভাল ডিম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bon oeuf
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Telur yang baik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gutes Ei
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

良い卵
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

좋은 사람
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Endhog sing apik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trứng tốt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நல்ல முட்டை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चांगले अंडे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Iyi yumurta
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Good Egg
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dobre jajko
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

молодчина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ou bine
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καλό αυγό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

goeie eier
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bra ägg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

god egg
5 millions of speakers
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Trends of use of good egg

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GOOD EGG»

The term «good egg» is quite widely used and occupies the 46.269 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GOOD EGG» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about good egg

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QUOTES WITH «GOOD EGG»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word good egg.
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Bernard Meltzer
A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GOOD EGG»

Discover the use of good egg in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to good egg and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Good Egg
A small egg appears to obey commands, until the cracking of the shell and a cheeping sound explain how it is possible, in a text with pull-tabs and a pop-up illustration.
autorBarney Saltzberg, 2009
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One Good Egg: An Illustrated Memoir
While none of us can adequately plan or prepare for certain realities like giving birth or parenthood, Suzy Becker’s One Good Egg reminds us we are not alone on our journeys.
autorSuzy Becker, 2013
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A Good Egg: a year of recipes from an urban hen-keeper
Move over omelette and custard, here are tortillas and tarts, pasta and pies, sauces and ice-creams, curries and clafouti and a couple of cakes for every month of the year.
autorGenevieve Taylor, 2013
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The Good Egg: More Than 200 Fresh Approaches from Breakfast ...
A collection of more than two hundred egg recipes re-introduces the joys of this basic food, restoring such favorites as eggnog, lemon chiffon tort, and popovers--as well as omelettes, frittatas, breads, stuffed eggs, pasta, quiche, ...
autorMarie Simmons, 2006
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Farmers' Bulletin
Unless artificial light is used, the laying period may be short and the number of eggs may be reduced. Chicks that are hatched from October to March begin laying in spring or summer when the days are long enough for good egg production.
autor‎1967
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Coop: A Family, a Farm, and the Pursuit of One Good Egg
In over his head with two pigs, a dozen chickens, and a baby due any minute, Perry gives us a humorous, heartfelt memoir of a new life in the country.
autorMichael Perry, 2010
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Food: A Dictionary of Literal and Nonliteral Terms
GOOD EGG 153 GO BANANAS to go bananas. To go wild or crazy. MWCD: 1968 . Source: BANANA. MWCD: 1597. Monkeys in the zoo go wild when they see the keeper approaching with a large bunch of bananas — the favorite tropical fruit ...
autorRobert Allen Palmatier, 2000
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The Good Egg
"I felt I was witnessing the birth of a spunky new Canadian sex farce."--Calgary Sun
autorMichael Lewis MacLennan, 2009
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Concise English Dictionary
a worthless person; egg-and-spoon race a race in which each competitor carries an egg in a spoon; good egg! (coll.) an exclamation of approval; have, put, all one's eggs into one basket to risk all on one enterprise: have, get, egg on one's ...
autorG. (Ed ). Davidson, 2007
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An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace
Second, at sixty cents each, which is about what one costs, a good egg is only worth it if you know all it's good for. Whether or not they ever take off, eggs possess in them some of the mystical energy offlight. A cookbook from the 1930s lists, ...
autorTamar Adler, 2011
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GOOD EGG»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term good egg is used in the context of the following news items.
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Good Egg Fables at Capital Fringe
Good Egg Fables opens with the story of Roscoe the Rooster, who decides to leave his quiet rooster life for an adventure. After a few minutes of ... «DC Theatre Scene, Jul 15»
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Teenage Millionaire: a year in the life of Britain's youngest lottery …
We know how that story goes, right? Wrong, as BBC3's new doc carefully shows. Jane Park. Lottery winner and all-round good egg Jane Park. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Classics Revisited: Murano
Angela Hartnett is an all-round good egg. She came to fame as the easy-going foil to fiery Gordon Ramsay in Hell's Kitchen and since the two ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Just Cool Cars: This tiny BMW Isetta is a good egg
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. -- This car is all that it is cracked up to be. As the license plate says, it's the ROLNEGG, a 1957 BMW Isetta that ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
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The Dish: a cracking good time
A good egg should have a bright, deep yellow disc of a yolk and a white that clings to it closely. Eggs can be the perfect answer to a quick ... «The Sunday Times, Jul 15»
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SALLYWORLD: WEEK 247
I've thrown Mark under the bus on a week to week basis throughout this past year, but it's all in fun. He's been a good egg and has survived his ... «Hometown Focus, Jul 15»
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Sisters on both sides of the camera
It makes me so proud and happy – she's a very good egg! I do the cabaret,” Mel continues.“That's always been my bag and she does the actual ... «Hereford Times, Jul 15»
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A Good Egg - five ingredients for a winning promotional email
If only sending promotional emails was as easy as making an omelet. Sometimes the subject line isn't right. Sometimes the image gets skipped ... «Home Accents Today, Jul 15»
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A Salute to Egg Rolls and Forever Friendships
"There are other places in Chicago to get good egg rolls. You're being ridiculous!" This was my husband's comment to me as I rushed out the ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
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Harry Styles lets a fan attack him with a water gun and the video is …
... who, by some kind of miracle, managed to sneak a water gun into the arena, and seeing as he's a good egg he was happy to take a soaking. «Sugarscape, Jul 15»
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« EDUCALINGO. Good egg [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/good-egg>. Oct 2018 ».
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