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1. eggshell

noun. ['ˈɛgˌʃɛl'] the exterior covering of a bird's egg.

Synonyms

  • natural covering
  • cover
  • eggs
  • covering
  • shell

Antonyms

  • unmask
  • uncover
  • undress
  • exclude

Etymology

  • egg (English)
  • egge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shell (English)
  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Eggshell

  • bombshell
  • clamshell
  • nutshell
  • seashell

How do you pronounce eggshell?

Pronounce eggshell as ˈɛgˌʃɛl.

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Sentences with eggshell


1. Noun, singular or mass
For eggshell or flat finishes, a regular brush and roller will work just fine.

Quotes about eggshell


1. Hope can be the most wonderful thing in the world or it can crush your heart like an eggshell.
- Harlan Coben

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