good egg

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good′ egg′

an agreeable or trustworthy person.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.good egg - (old-fashioned slang) a good person
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
good person - a person who is good to other people
bad egg - (old-fashioned slang) a bad person
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A circle of apes surrounded the scene of the battle; but the moment that Tarzan broke safely from the enemy they turned silently away to resume their interrupted feeding, and Teeka turned with them, apparently forgetful of all but her balu and the fact that when the interruption had occurred she just had discovered an ingeniously hidden nest containing three perfectly good eggs.
Tom Brown, from Edinburgh, wrote on Facebook: "Almost a year ago a young man, Shaun Woodburn from Midlothian, a father and all round good egg, on a night out with his friends, was callously attacked by a group of youths.
The Communardturned curate is a thoroughly good egg and I'm loving his Strictly backstage gossip.
According to Good Egg Car Safety, the way to check your child's seat is correctly adjusted is to ensure you can only just get two fingers between your child and the straps.
Coffee storage tin (from set of five), PS20, Butter Me Up butter dish, PS5, panda stackable mugs set of two, PS4, Good Egg slogan egg cups set of two, PS2, Pour Me milk jug, PS3, all Energise range from George at Asda THESE make a cute little set, don't they?
These same groups are behind the The Good Egg campaign, together with primary advocate Sarimanok Poultry and its mother company Univet Nutrition and Animal Healthcare Co.
It also operates 20 restaurants under The Good Egg name and one Bread and Co.
Over the last week Andrew's ex–wife Sarah Ferguson has made several public declarations about what a good egg he is.
Advisers from Northumberland County Council and the Good Egg Safety Campaign will be talking to parents and carers about the common faults which jeopardise child safety.
Gerald Mohabir, defending, said: "He's a good egg that took a hardboiled decision on holiday.
Intended especially for young people ages 2-10, Good Egg is a children's music CD featuring a smorgasbord of musical genres, including rock, pop, funk, soul, ska, go-go, gospel, and country.
Smith was a particularly good egg, and a very funny one (see eggs, later).