Definition of with egg on one's face
- The unexpected election result left a lot of journalists with egg on their faces.
: the hard-shelled reproductive body produced by a bird and especially by the common domestic chicken
: an animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum together with its nutritive and protective envelopes and having the capacity to develop into a new individual capable of independent existence
: to incite to action
: to cover with egg
: to pelt with eggs
: the front part of the head that in humans extends from the forehead to the chin and includes the mouth, nose, cheeks, and eyes
: the face as a means of identification : countenance
: presence, sight
: to confront impudently
: to line near the edge especially with a different material
: to cover the front or surface of
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