eggbeater

noun egg·beat·er \ ˈeg-ˌbē-tər , ˈāg- \
Updated on: 26 Jan 2018

Definition of eggbeater

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

Examples of eggbeater in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of eggbeater

1828


EGGBEATER Defined for English Language Learners

eggbeater

noun

Definition of eggbeater for English Language Learners

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



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