rotten egg

rotten egg

 and bad egg
a bad or despised person; an evil influence. That guy is a real rotten egg. She sure has turned out to be a rotten egg.
See also: egg, rotten

rotten egg

see under bad egg.
See also: egg, rotten

rotten egg

n. a bad or despised person; a stinker. She sure has turned out to be a rotten egg.
See also: egg, rotten
References in classic literature ?
Cadwallader, "half the rotten eggs would mean hatred of your committee-man.
So they formed a guard round him to protect him from the mud and rotten eggs his enemies would now thrown.
who were in the joke) summoned him to a trial before twelve other wags for perjury and fraud, who in their turn found him guilty with a most facetious joy,--nay, the very populace entered into the whim, and when Mr Brass was moving in a hackney-coach towards the building where these wags assembled, saluted him with rotten eggs and carcases of kittens, and feigned to wish to tear him into shreds, which greatly increased the comicality of the thing, and made him relish it the more, no doubt.
In one of those flights of fancy, not characteristic of her but tiresomely frequent this afternoon, she envisaged herself battered with rotten eggs upon a platform, from which Ralph vainly begged her to descend.
Referred to by many as the Rotten Egg Bill, Feinstein's measure faced the vehement objections of animal advocates and others nationwide.
If you have a rotten egg or a roll of toilet paper; I urge you to deliver it with extreme prejudice to their Kampus run by trolls and charlatans," the 47-year-old actor posted on Twitter, reports femalefirst.
But whichever way you look at it, you're still eating rotten egg.
The Fab Four's first drummer is to have a street named after him in Liverpool David Kendall/PA Wire PHILLIPINES Protesters burn an effigy of President Benigno Aquino III which is shaped into a rotten egg ahead of the president's annual state of the nation address at suburban Quezon city Philippines SOUTH WALES A lesser flamingo hatching, only the second one to be born in the UK, at Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust centre in Llanelli, (Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust /PA Wire) PALESTINE A boy rides a donkey cart heavily loaded with boxes in Gaza
The notices sent to the organizations outline violations that Exxon measured and reported itself, as well as accusations that the plant violates emissions limits for sulfur dioxide, a component of acid rain; hydrogen sulfide, a toxic, flammable gas characterized by a rotten egg smell; cancer-causing agents such as benzene and butadiene; carbon monoxide; and nitrogen oxide, a cause of smog.
While the harbours are safe for people and dogs, the Environment Agency said that if people do smell the tell-tale rotten egg smell of the gas, they should stay away as a precaution.
For ACS and independent convenience stores generally it looks like a rank rotten egg to me.
There seems little doubt that if not handled properly, H2S, which has a rotten egg smell even at low doses and can be harmful to human health at very high (but rare) concentrations, can occur with this type of ADC, or any waste stream where it is contained, including regular C&D debris.
But I don't believe for one moment any of these rotten egg throwers really would sign up to that lacklustre sense of civic pride.
If there's one rotten egg, it sort of spoils it for all of us," he says referring to Web sites that are breaking the law.
Widely referred to by opponents as the Rotten Egg Bill, Feinstein's measure would codify a controversial deal between the United Egg Producers (UEP) - the egg industry trade association recently sued for an alleged price-fixing scheme - and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), which is now endorsing the exact same egg factory cages it previously opposed.