adjective, Cookery.
(of fried eggs) turned over when nearly done and fried briefly on the reverse side so that the yolk remains somewhat liquid but with a thin, firm layer on top.

See over easy

pertaining to an egg that is flipped when the white is nearly cooked and fried on the other side, with the yolk still being somewhat liquid; also written over-easy
Usage Note


adjective phrase

Of eggs, fried on both sides, lightly on one (1940s+)


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