egg-beater


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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.
References in classic literature ?
Paul's cheery soprano, lifted in a hymn, doated through the trees, accompanied by the whirr of an egg-beater.
And my dad conjures an image of his days as an intern back at Hopkins in '68, when my mom, pregnant with me, gave him a metal egg-beater bowl to wear on his head on his drive past rioters to get to the hospital.
Jamie Oliver "Don't come that old parking ticket malarkey with me," says chef Jamie, "it's not a scooter, it's just a souped-up egg-beater.
Tonight his arms whirl like a pair of angry egg-beaters as he decides the Woolpack's not worthy of his fine dining talents and so he's off to pastures new.