egger egger  /ˈɛ ɡər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults; larvae feed on tree foliage and spin egg-shaped cocoons

Usage(s):

  1. The egger, one Alexander Ivanovich Dorogokupetz, was mobbed by Sinatra's fans but rescued by police and ushers.
  2. A ham-and-egger for a good purse.
  3. An angry Thompson crowd fell upon the heckling egger, almost tore him to bits before he was rescued by police.

News

  1. Mad Dog Boutique to stay open by popular demand

    Mad Dog Boutique owner Dorothy Egger has decided to keep her Blacksburg store open, after some public encouragement and outcry. “The support I’ve gotten to stay open has been unbelievable,” Egger said. Last month, Egger announced that she would close her women’s clothing store at 109 N. Main St. for good. Her customers, business colleagues [...]
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Roanoke Times

  2. Mad Dog boutique will remain open

    Downtown Blacksburg women’s boutique, Mad Dog, will be staying open — despite announcing that it would be closing its doors in May. Virginia Tech alumna and Mad Dog owner Dorothy Egger has been working in the retail business for 31 years.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Collegiate Times

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