egg-shaped egg-shaped

Definition(s):

  • (adj) rounded like an egg

Usage(s):

  1. A little egg-shaped Negro with a small, sharp, smiling face went the rounds of Manhattan bankers.
  2. The luxe furniture includes reproductions of 18th century egg-shaped canopy chairs, while the color palette spans robin's egg blue, chartreuse and gilt.
  3. But when bald, egg-shaped Ferde Grofe came sheepishly on the platform, it was formal evidence of the Whiteman-Grofe split.

News

  1. Things That Float: This Egg-Shaped Office Will 'Reappraise the Way We Live'

    Photo via Design Boom Like any egg-shaped structure, be it a chapel or a $964 house pod, this micro-office, bobbing in an estuary of the UK's Beaulieu River, looks as though it was dropped randomly from a high-flying stork with...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Curbed

  2. U.S. Open — No Flags at Merion, But Wicker Baskets Instead

    At Merion Golf Club’s East Course, the holes are marked by red, egg-shaped wicker baskets attached to steel sticks, not the traditional flags that wave with the wind.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Wicker Baskets, Not Flags, Adorn Merion Golf Club

    At Merion Golf Club’s East Course, the holes are marked by red, egg-shaped wicker baskets attached to steel sticks, not the traditional flags that wave with the wind.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  • "It's kind of like a flat Darlington," Mike Wallace said. "If you look at it from the air, it's an egg-shaped racetrack and it's a compromise track. It's no different than any flat track we go to. The car's got to handle good and drive...
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Mike Wallace Source: ESPN

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