suck egg

suck egg
Общая лексика: вымогатель, животное, которое высасывает чужие яйца, молокосос, простак, простофиля, юнец

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • suck-egg — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a young, foolish, or contemptible person 2. : an animal (as a weasel or cuckoo) that sucks eggs …   Useful english dictionary

  • egg — I n. 1) to hatch; incubate; lay eggs 2) to beat (AE), whisk (BE); boil; fry; poach an egg 3) to candle eggs 4) an addled, bad, rotten egg; boiled; devilled; fried; hard boiled; poached; raw; Scotch (BE); scrambled; soft boiled eggs 5) (misc.) a… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • egg — see as good be an addled egg as an idle bird the same fire that melts the butter hardens the egg you cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs there is reason in the roasting of eggs don’t teach your grandmother to suck eggs …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Mr Egg — Matthew Egbert Wand, better known as Mr Egg (born 7 January 1959 in Inverness, Scotland) is a musician credited as being one of the founding fathers of UK Acid House music.[citation needed] After playing bass gui …   Wikipedia

  • teach your grandmother to suck eggs — 1. To presume to teach someone older and wiser than oneself 2. To teach someone something that he or she knows already • • • Main Entry: ↑egg * * * teach your grandmother to suck eggs british informal phrase to tell someone how to do something… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mr Egg — (* 7. Januar 1959 in Inverness, Schottland als Matthew Egbert Wand) ist ein schottischer Musiker und gilt als einer der Gründerväter der britischen Acid House Music. 1984 bildete er die Band Egebamyasi, die er nach dem Album Ege Bamyasi (ege… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • suckaig suck — Gullah Words egg as: uh suckaig dog …   English dialects glossary

  • go suck an egg — [as imperative] informal used as an expression of anger or scorn …   Useful english dictionary

  • Red Barber — Born February 17, 1908 Columbus, Mississippi Died October 22, 1992(1992 10 22) (aged 84) Tallahassee, Florida …   Wikipedia

  • weasel — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. ermine, suck egg; sneak, skulker, trickster, hedger. See animal, avoidance. v., informal, equivocate, bandy words, hem and haw, hedge, renege, pussyfoot (sl.), welsh (sl.). See falsehood. II (Roget s… …   English dictionary for students

  • dipteran — /dip teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. dipterous (def. 1). n. 2. a dipterous insect. [1835 45; DIPTER(A) + AN] * * * Any member of the more than 85,000 species in the insect order Diptera (the two winged, or true, flies), characterized by the use of only one… …   Universalium

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