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English definition of “hard-boiled”


adjective (EGG)    /ˌhɑːdˈbɔɪld/ US  /ˌhɑːrd-/
describes an egg that has been heated in its shell in boiling water until both the white and yellow parts are solidCookery terms
(Definition of hard-boiled adjective (EGG) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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