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English definition of “have egg on your face”

have egg on your face

informal
If you have egg on your face, you look stupid because of something that you have done: This latest scandal has left the government with egg on its face.
(Definition of have egg on your face from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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