from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Boiled in the shell to a soft consistency. Used of an egg.
  • adjective Softhearted; lenient.
  • adjective Sentimental.

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  • adjective of a boiled egg cooked to a soft consistency with the yolk still runny
  • adjective softhearted or sentimental

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective easily moved to pity or sorrow
  • adjective (eggs) having the yolk still liquid


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