Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms.
Related to egg on: egg on your face
Switch to new thesaurus
|Verb||1.||egg on - urge on; cause to act; "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"|
goose - prod into action
halloo - urge on with shouts; "halloo the dogs in a hunt"
goad - urge with or as if with a goad
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.