Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
boiled only a short time so that the yolk is still soft: said of an egg
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Boiled in the shell to a soft consistency. Used of an egg.
- Informal a. Softhearted; lenient.b. Sentimental.