Egg on your face
Posted by ESC on April 15, 2002
In Reply to: Egg on your face posted by Anthony Jamal Jenkins, Jr. on April 15, 2002
: What does the phrase
"Egg on your face" means?
: I seriously need help.
From the archives:
"have egg on (one's) face -- to look foolish or be embarrassed. Now colloq. 1951-53 'Front Page Detective (syndic. TV series): I can see egg all over my face..." From Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang, Volume 1, A-G by J.E. Lighter (Random House, New York, 1994):