Meaning of “egg white” in the English Dictionary


"egg white" in English

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egg whitenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈeɡ ˌwaɪt/ us /ˈeɡ ˌwaɪt/

Examples from literature

  • Beat egg white until very stiff. 
  • Beat egg whites stiffly and add them lightly. 
  • Cool mixture and mix in baking powder and beaten egg whites. 
  • Mix sugar, unbeaten egg white, vanilla and cold water into a stiff paste. 
  • Reserve two egg whites for icing. 

(Definition of “egg white” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"egg white" in American English

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the transparent part of an egg that becomes white when it is cooked

(Definition of “egg white” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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