soft-boiled

adjective
\ˈsȯf(t)-ˈbȯi(-ə)ld \

Definition of soft-boiled 

1 of an egg : boiled to a soft consistency

First Known Use of soft-boiled

1655, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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soft-boiled

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of soft-boiled

of an egg : boiled until the white is solid but the yolk is liquid

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