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soft-boiled

(sôft′boild′, sŏft′-)
adj.
1. Boiled in the shell to a soft consistency. Used of an egg.
2. Informal
a. Softhearted; lenient.
b. Sentimental.

soft-boiled

adj
1. (Cookery) (of an egg) boiled for a short time so that the yolk is still soft
2. informal softhearted

soft′-boiled′



adj.
(of an egg) boiled in the shell only until yolk and white are partially set.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.soft-boiled - easily moved to pity or sorrow; "a softhearted judge"
2.soft-boiled - (eggs) having the yolk still liquid; "soft-boiled eggs"
cooked - having been prepared for eating by the application of heat
Translations

soft-boiled

[ˈsɒftˌbɔɪld] ADJ [egg] → pasado (por agua)

soft-boiled

[ˈsɒftˌbɔɪld] adj (egg) → alla coque

soft

(soft) adjective
1. not hard or firm; easily changing shape when pressed. a soft cushion.
2. pleasantly smooth to the touch. The dog has a soft, silky coat.
3. not loud. a soft voice.
4. (of colour) not bright or harsh. a soft pink.
5. not strict (enough). You are too soft with him.
6. (of a drink) not alcoholic. At the party they were serving soft drinks as well as wine and spirits.
7. childishly weak, timid or silly. Don't be so soft – the dog won't hurt you.
ˈsoftly adverb
ˈsoftness noun
soften (ˈsofn) verb
to make or become soft or softer, less strong or less painful. The thick walls softened the noise of the explosion.
ˌsoft-ˈboiled adjective
(of eggs) slightly boiled, so that the yolk is still soft. She likes her eggs soft-boiled.
ˌsoft-ˈhearted adjective
kind-hearted and generous. He had been given some money by a soft-hearted aunt.
ˌsoft-ˈspoken adjective
having a gentle voice or manner. She was a soft-spoken woman with a shy smile.
ˈsoftware noun
computer programs, as opposed to the machines themselves (ˈhardware).
ˈsoftwood noun, adjective
(of) the wood of a conebearing tree eg a pine. softwood furniture.
have a soft spot for
to have a weakness for (someone or something) because of great affection. He's always had a soft spot for his youngest son.
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He did not know how or why he did it any more than does the philosopher know how or why he decides on mush and cream for breakfast instead of two soft-boiled eggs.
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Always ensure that egg yolks are cooked thoroughly to reduce the risk of foodborne illness (avoid soft-boiled eggs and runny scrambled eggs unless you use pasteurized eggs to prepare them).
I have to try to be excited about the prospect of fresh mint tea, a soft-boiled egg a bowl of porridge.
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The three-course culinary treats included a Twenty's Sampler Starter featuring Balik Salmon Fumee, a soft-boiled egg with truffle espuma, basil goat cheese terrine, duck rillettes crostini and pickled red mullet, a beef tenderloin 'en croute' main course, followed by a rhubarb and golden apple cobbler dessert, with accompanying beverages.
Her first-person narration is peppered with vivid figurative language: "As smooth as fresh shaved legs" and "as hard to pin down as a soft-boiled egg.