What does egg on mean?

Definitions for egg on

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word egg on.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prod, incite, egg on(verb)

    urge on; cause to act

    "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"

Wiktionary

  1. egg on(Verb)

    To encourage or coax a person to do something, especially something foolhardy or reckless.

  2. Origin: * From eggja, from egg

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of egg on in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of egg on in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Images & Illustrations of egg on

  1. egg onegg onegg on


Translations for egg on

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • anstiftenGerman
  • παρακινώGreek
  • pousserFrench
  • eggjaIcelandic
  • provoceren, aanzetten totDutch
  • подбивать, подговаривать, науськивать, подстрекатьRussian

Get even more translations for egg on »

Translation

Find a translation for the egg on definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these egg on definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"egg on." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 15 Dec. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/egg on>.

Are we missing a good definition for egg on? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for egg on:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.