egg-beater(redirected from an 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?
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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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