Egg-beater - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
1. n. an outboard boat motor. My egg-beater has been acting up, so I didn’t go out on the lake today.
a helicopter. (see also rotorhead
.) The egg-beater landed on the hospital roof.
References in classic literature
Paul's cheery soprano, lifted in a hymn, doated through the trees, accompanied by the whirr of an egg-beater
Jamie Oliver "Don't come that old parking ticket malarkey with me," says chef Jamie, "it's not a scooter, it's just a souped-up egg-beater
Tonight his arms whirl like a pair of angry egg-beaters
as he decides the Woolpack's not worthy of his fine dining talents and so he's off to pastures new.