eggcup

noun
egg·cup | \ ˈeg-ˌkəp , ˈāg- \

Definition of eggcup 

: a cup for holding an egg that is to be eaten from the shell

First Known Use of eggcup

1773, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about eggcup

Dictionary Entries near eggcup

egg cowry

eggcrate

egg cream

eggcup

egg dance

eggeater

egger

Statistics for eggcup

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for eggcup

The first known use of eggcup was in 1773

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for eggcup

eggcup

noun

English Language Learners Definition of eggcup

: a cup-shaped device which holds an egg that is being eaten

More from Merriam-Webster on eggcup

See words that rhyme with eggcup

Comments on eggcup

What made you want to look up eggcup? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

by word of mouth

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!