soft–boiled

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adjective \-ˈbȯi(-ə)ld\

Definition of soft–boiled

  1. 1 of an egg :  boiled to a soft consistency

  2. 2 :  sentimental

1889

First Known Use of soft–boiled

1889


SOFT–BOILED Defined for English Language Learners

soft–boiled

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adjective \-ˈbȯi(-ə)ld\

Definition of soft–boiled for English Language Learners

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


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