good egg(redirected from good eggs)
Someone who is known to be trustworthy and kind. Joey's a good egg. He always makes time to help others in need.
(a) good egg
Fig. a good and dependable person. He seems like a good egg. I'll take a chance on him.
a good eggOLD-FASHIONED
If you describe someone as a good egg, you mean that they are a kind and reliable person. Her father's a bit bad-tempered, but basically a good egg.
An agreeable, helpful person. The phrase applied to someone of value in terms of utility, the opposite of a no-good rotten egg. It was most often heard in such requests as “Be a good egg and mail this letter for me” or “Pour me another whisky, like a good egg.”