over easy
phrasal fried on one side then turned and fried lightly on the other side <
eggs over easy
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • over-easy — adjective AMERICAN eggs that are over easy have been cooked in oil on one side, then a little on the other side …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • over-easy — UK US adjective american eggs that are over easy have been cooked in oil on one side, then a little on the other side Thesaurus: cooked or preparedhyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • over easy — Cookery. (of fried eggs) turned over when nearly done and fried briefly on the reverse side so that the yolk remains somewhat liquid but hard on top. Cf. sunny side up. * * * over easy see ↑over, 3 • • • Main Entry: ↑easy over easy not used… …   Useful english dictionary

  • over easy — eggs fried on both sides without breaking the yolks    How would you like your eggs? Over easy, please on toast …   English idioms

  • over-easy — UK / US adjective American eggs that are over easy have been cooked in oil on one side, then a little on the other side …   English dictionary

  • over easy — /oʊvər ˈizi/ (say ohvuhr eezee) adjective (of a fried egg) turned over briefly so that the yolk is lightly cooked on top (opposed to sunny side up). Also, easy over …   Australian English dictionary

  • over easy — Cookery. (of fried eggs) turned over when nearly done and fried briefly on the reverse side so that the yolk remains somewhat liquid but hard on top. Cf. sunny side up. * * * …   Universalium

  • over easy — adjective Of an egg prepared as food, fried on one side until most of the whites have cooked, then lightly fried on the other to finish cooking the whites, leaving the yolk unbroken and slightly soft (runny) …   Wiktionary

  • over easy — adjective N. Amer. (of an egg) fried on both sides, with the yolk remaining slightly liquid …   English new terms dictionary

  • over easy — o′ver eas′y adj. coo (of an egg) fried on one side until nearly done and then fried briefly on the reverse side …   From formal English to slang

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