sunny-side up

adjective
sun·​ny-side up | \ ˌsə-nē-ˌsīd-ˈəp How to pronounce sunny-side up (audio) \

Definition of sunny-side up

of an egg
: fried on one side only

Examples of sunny-side up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Top with a fried or sunny-side up egg and some hot sauce? Washington Post, 9 Apr. 2021 The restaurant specializes in Brazilian-style Angus burgers topped with old standards (bacon, sunny-side up eggs) but also catupiry (Brazilian soft cheese) and prato (a gouda-style cow’s milk cheese). Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 6 Oct. 2021 The restaurant specializes in Brazilian-style Angus burgers topped with old standards (bacon, sunny-side up eggs) but also catupiry (Brazilian soft cheese) and prato (a gouda-style cow’s milk cheese). Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 6 Oct. 2021 The restaurant specializes in Brazilian-style Angus burgers topped with old standards (bacon, sunny-side up eggs) but also catupiry (Brazilian soft cheese) and prato (a gouda-style cow’s milk cheese). Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 6 Oct. 2021 The restaurant specializes in Brazilian-style Angus burgers topped with old standards (bacon, sunny-side up eggs) but also catupiry (Brazilian soft cheese) and prato (a gouda-style cow’s milk cheese). Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 6 Oct. 2021 The restaurant specializes in Brazilian-style Angus burgers topped with old standards (bacon, sunny-side up eggs) but also catupiry (Brazilian soft cheese) and prato (a gouda-style cow’s milk cheese). Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 6 Oct. 2021 Like their metropolitan counterparts around the world, many young people in Asia are now spending their weekends in pursuit of a robust cup of pour-over coffee or sunny-side up eggs with thin pieces of smoked salmon arranged in the shape of a rose. Clarissa Wei, Bon Appétit, 22 Oct. 2021 The restaurant specializes in Brazilian-style Angus burgers topped with old standards (bacon, sunny-side up eggs) but also catupiry (Brazilian soft cheese) and prato (a gouda-style cow’s milk cheese). Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 6 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of sunny-side up

1887, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sunny-side up was in 1887

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Cite this Entry

“Sunny-side up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sunny-side%20up. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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