English dictionary


egad |ɪˈɡæd| — (UK, dated) a mild exclamation of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, boredom, frustration.

egalitarian |ɪˌɡælɪˈterɪən| — a person who believes in the equality of all people

egalitarianism |ɪˌɡælɪˈterɪənɪzəm| — the doctrine of the equality of mankind and the desirability of political and economic and social equality

egg |eɡ| — 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

egg-cup |ˈeɡ kʌp| — Alternative spelling of eggcup.

egg-nog |ˈeɡnɒɡ| — Alternative spelling of eggnog.

egg-plant |ˈeɡplɑːnt| — Alternative spelling of eggplant.

egg-shaped |ʃeɪpt| — rounded like an egg

egg-timer |ˈeɡˌtaɪmə| — A small version of an hourglass used to time the boiling of an egg.

egg-white |hwaɪt| — Having the color of egg whites.

eggbeater  — an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades

egghead |ˈeɡhed| — an intellectual; a very studious and academic person

eggheaded  — (derogatory, informal) intellectual

eggmass  — A jelly-like mass of eggs, laid by various creatures.

eggnog |ˈeɡnɑːɡ| — a punch made of sweetened milk or cream mixed with eggs and usually alcoholic liquor

eggplant |ˈeɡplænt| — egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow

eggshell |ˈeɡʃel| — the exterior covering of a bird's egg

egis  — armor plate that protects the chest; the front part of a cuirass

eglantine |ˈeɡləntaɪn| — Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips

ego |ˈiːɡəʊ| — an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others

egocentric |ˌiːɡəʊˈsentrɪk| — a self-centered person with little regard for others

egoism |ˈeɡəʊɪzəm| — (ethics) the theory that the pursuit of your own welfare in the basis of morality

egoist |ˈeɡəʊɪst| — a conceited and self-centered person

egoistic |ˌiːɡəʊˈɪstɪk| — limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs

egoistical |ˌeɡəʊˈɪstɪkəl| — limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs

egomania |ˌiːɡəʊˈmeɪnɪə| — an intense and irresistible love for yourself and concern for your own needs

egotism |ˈeɡəʊtɪzəm| — an exaggerated opinion of your own importance

egotist |ˈiːɡəˌtɪst| — a conceited and self-centered person

egotistic |ˌeɡəˈtɪstɪk| — characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance

egotistical |ˌiːɡəˈtɪstɪkl| — characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance

egregious |ɪˈɡriːdʒɪəs| — conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

egress |ˈiːɡres| — (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse

egression |ɪˈɡreʃən| — the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent

egret |ˈiːɡrət| — any of various usually white herons having long plumes during breeding season

Egyptian |ɪˈdʒɪpʃn| — a native or inhabitant of Egypt

Egyptology |ˌiːdʒɪpˈtɑːlədʒɪ| — archeology of ancient Egyptian artifacts

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