Good-egg



noun, Informal.
1.
a person who is pleasant, agreeable, or trustworthy.
noun

a good person or thing, cf. bad egg

See bad egg
Usage Note

slang

noun phrase

A decent and kindly person; a reliable and admirable citizen: Henry Fonda frequently was cast as the good egg

[1903+; modeled on bad egg, found by 1855]

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