egg cupnoun [ C ]uk /ˈeɡ ˌkʌp/ us /ˈeɡ ˌkʌp/
Examples from literature
- Like an egg in an egg cup, the ball rested on the muzzle end until firing of the charge tossed it in the general direction of the enemy.
- Pat's still sleeping, said her father over his egg cup.
- There is a tall coffee pot, hot milk pitcher, a cream pitcher and sugar bowl, a cup and saucer, two plates, an egg cup and a covered dish.