egg-beater

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egg-beater

1. slang A helicopter. A: "Do you hear that egg-beater?" B: "Yes, it must be from the local news station."
2. slang A small motor on an outboard. Why isn't the boat moving? Is there something wrong with the egg-beater?

egg-beater

1. n. an outboard boat motor. My egg-beater has been acting up, so I didn’t go out on the lake today.
2. n. a helicopter. (see also rotorhead.) The egg-beater landed on the hospital roof.
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Q: What does a man's beard have in common with an egg beater?
The title, I'm guessing, comes from the sleeping position favoured by many a loved-up couple, although the twosomes here would fit together about as cosily as a pair of tongs and an egg beater.
His wild shock of crazy, messed-up white hair looks like it was combed with an egg beater. His black, horn-rimmed glasses front his grinning, elfish face with a small, scruffy goatee.
The fellow who brought it to us called it an egg beater, but we know it's not.
Every frame is stuffed with Grade A (Ardman) details - like the hot water bottle the chickens use as a trampoline for their flying lessons or Ginger tunnelling out with an egg beater.
"It's about as close to using an egg beater on the limb bud cells as you can get," said Stanley Sessions from Stanford University.
When the lye solution has cooled to this same temperature mix the two slowly and steadily with an egg beater until creamy smooth.