[foo yuhng] /ˈfu ˈyʌŋ/ noun, Chinese-American Cookery. 1. a dish of a pancake-shaped omelet containing a mixture of chopped foods.
[eg-hed] /ˈɛgˌhɛd/ noun, Slang: Usually Disparaging. 1. an intellectual. /ˈɛɡˌhɛd/ noun 1. (informal) an intellectual; highbrow n. 1907, “bald person,” from egg (n.) + head (n.). Sense of “intellectual” is attested from 1918, among Chicago newspapermen; popularized by U.S. syndicated columnist Stewart Alsop in 1952 in reference to Adlai Stevenson’s presidential campaign. Adlai Stevenson once […]
[eg-hed-id] /ˈɛgˌhɛd ɪd/ adjective, Slang: Usually Disparaging. 1. of or befitting an .
- Egg in your beer
A bonus, something for nothing, as in What do you want—egg in your beer? This expression dates from about 1940 and became widespread during World War II. The origin is unknown, since adding egg to beer does not improve the taste.