transitive verb

Definition of rotten-egg

: to throw rotten eggs at

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First Known Use of rotten-egg

1848, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rotten-egg

from the phrase rotten egg

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The first known use of rotten-egg was in 1848

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rotten borough


rotten neck

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“Rotten-egg.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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