Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or art of collecting eggs, as for oölogical or commercial purposes; the business of an egger.

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  • verb Present participle of egg.
  • noun The act of pelting with eggs.

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Examples

  • I had never thought I would see anything quite like a bunch of illiterate rednecks at his campaign rallies shouting "Kill him" and the equally illiterate Palin egging them on.

    I'm 'saddened' by 'vicious attacks' on Palin, McCain says

  • I'm not sending this email to the list, because I see no point in egging this asshole on ... but I did need to vent about it.

    Dru Blood - I believe in the inherent goodness of all beings: Dear Homeschool Email List Racist Fuckwad,

  • I'm not sending this email to the list, because I see no point in egging this asshole on ... but I did need to vent about it.

    Dru Blood - I believe in the inherent goodness of all beings: September 2005 Archives

  • There is already an affective disconnect with texting, facebooking and other social networking, and kids now are loosing their ability to read body language, facial expressions and other nonverbal cues and truly "egging" each other on with malicious behaviors through the use of texting, myspace and other social media.

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  • Christian fundamentalists are not "egging" the Islamic persecutors on; in fact they are among the few willing to defend Middle East Christians.

    Sound Politics: Floyd McKay Flirts With Bigotry

  • But by criminalising the taking of any bird's egg, our legislators inadvertently cut off one route in which many of today's older naturalists learned their trade, the schoolboy pastime of "egging".

    Enjoying the natural world

  • But by criminalising the taking of any bird's egg, our legislators inadvertently cut off one route in which many of today's older naturalists learned their trade, the schoolboy pastime of "egging".

    April 2005

  • But by criminalising the taking of any bird's egg, our legislators inadvertently cut off one route in which many of today's older naturalists learned their trade, the schoolboy pastime of "egging".

    Archive 2005-04-01

  • And all of the while, Paris Hilton was by his side laughing, giggling, holding a cell phone up so her friends could hear it, and kind of egging him on at one point.

    CNN Transcript Sep 4, 2006

  • And all of the while, Paris Hilton was by his side laughing, giggling, holding a cell phone up so her friends could hear it, and kind of egging him on at one point.

    CNN Transcript Aug 18, 2006

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