eggbeater

noun
egg·​beat·​er | \ ˈeg-ˌbē-tər How to pronounce eggbeater (audio) , ˈāg- \

Definition of eggbeater

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

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Examples of eggbeater in a Sentence

told stories of his days flying eggbeaters during the Vietnam War
Recent Examples on the Web From 1850 onward, eggbeaters became a veritable obsession in the American household. Ben Huberman, Longreads, "“Labor-Saving” Kitchen Gadgets End Up Creating More Work for Women," 3 Nov. 2019 Whip chilled Jell-O mixture with an eggbeater until fluffy and thick. Philip Potempa, Post-Tribune, "Jack Benny recalled as generous despite his frugal persona," 16 Mar. 2018 Players with two legs tread water by doing an eggbeater kick, with the legs going in opposite patterns to stay afloat. Jeff Seidel, USA TODAY, "'The guy who waves his leg:' A teen amputee's water polo story," 16 Oct. 2017 Players with two legs tread water by doing an eggbeater kick, with the legs going in opposite patterns to stay afloat. Jeff Seidel, USA TODAY, "'The guy who waves his leg:' A teen amputee's water polo story," 16 Oct. 2017 Players with two legs tread water by doing an eggbeater kick, with the legs going in opposite patterns to stay afloat. Jeff Seidel, USA TODAY, "'The guy who waves his leg:' A teen amputee's water polo story," 16 Oct. 2017 Players with two legs tread water by doing an eggbeater kick, with the legs going in opposite patterns to stay afloat. Jeff Seidel, USA TODAY, "'The guy who waves his leg:' A teen amputee's water polo story," 16 Oct. 2017 Players with two legs tread water by doing an eggbeater kick, with the legs going in opposite patterns to stay afloat. Jeff Seidel, Detroit Free Press, "A teen amputee's water polo story: 'The guy who waves his leg'," 24 Sep. 2017 In the painting Resurrection of the Waitress, an angel pulls a drowning housewife into the sky with an eggbeater. Chloe Fein, The Cut, "Honoré Sharrer’s Surreal Portraits of Women and Working America," 29 June 2017

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First Known Use of eggbeater

1828, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Eggbeater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eggbeater. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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eggbeater

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How to pronounce eggbeater (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of eggbeater

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

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