have egg on face

have egg on one's face

Fig. to be embarrassed by something one has done. (As if one went out in public with a dirty face.) I was completely wrong, and now I have egg on my face. She's really got egg on her face!
See also: egg, face, have

have egg on your face

to be embarrassed If the computer problems continue, then the software giant will have egg on its face.
Usage notes: also used in the form with egg on your face: People who supported him came away with egg on their faces.
Related vocabulary: blow up in your face
See also: egg, face, have

have egg on your face

  (informal)
to seem stupid because of something you have done You'll be the one who has egg on your face if it goes wrong.
See can't boil an egg, lay an egg
See also: egg, face, have