from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Boiled in the shell to a soft consistency. Used of an egg.
  • adj. Informal Softhearted; lenient.
  • adj. Informal Sentimental.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. cooked to a soft consistency with the yolk still runny
  • adj. softhearted or sentimental

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. easily moved to pity or sorrow
  • adj. (eggs) having the yolk still liquid


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