over easy


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over easy

Fig. [of eggs] turned carefully during cooking. I want mine cooked over easy. Over easy eggs are better than scrambled.
See also: easy, over

ˌover ˈeasy/ˈmedium/ˈhard

(American English) (used about eggs) fried on both sides for a short time/for a moderate length of time/for a longer time: I’ll have two eggs over easy and a cup of coffee, please.
See also: easy, hard, medium, over