(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
Of eggs, fried on both sides, lightly on one (1940s+)
[oh-ver-eet] /ˌoʊ vərˈit/ verb (used without object), overate, overeaten, overeating. 1. to too much: If you overeat, you’re bound to get fat. verb (used with object), overate, overeaten, overeating. 2. to more than is good for (oneself): The food was so tasty we overate ourselves. /əʊvərˈiːt/ verb (intransitive) -eats, -eating, -ate, -eaten 1. to consume […]
[oh-ver] /ˈoʊ vər/ preposition 1. above in place or position: the roof over one’s head. 2. above and to the other side of: to leap over a wall. 3. above in authority, rank, power, etc., so as to govern, control, or have jurisdiction regarding: There is no one over her in the department now. 4. […]
[ed-it] /ˈɛd ɪt/ verb (used with object) 1. to supervise or direct the preparation of (a newspaper, magazine, book, etc.); serve as of; direct the editorial policies of. 2. to collect, prepare, and arrange (materials) for publication. 3. to revise or correct, as a manuscript. 4. to expunge; eliminate (often followed by out): The author […]
[ej-oo-keyt] /ˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪt/ verb (used with object), educated, educating. 1. to develop the faculties and powers of (a person) by teaching, instruction, or schooling. Synonyms: instruct, school, drill, indoctrinate. 2. to qualify by instruction or training for a particular calling, practice, etc.; train: to educate someone for law. 3. to provide schooling or training for; […]