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eggbeater

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noun egg·beat·er \ˈeg-ˌbē-tər, ˈāg-\

Simple Definition of eggbeater

  • : a tool that is used by cooks to mix eggs very thoroughly

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of eggbeater

  1. 1 :  a hand-operated kitchen utensil used for beating, stirring, or whipping; especially :  a rotary device for these purposes

  2. 2 :  helicopter

Examples of eggbeater in a sentence

  1. <told stories of his days flying eggbeaters during the Vietnam War>



1828

First Known Use of eggbeater

1828



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