Definition of egg white in English:

egg white


  • The clear, viscous substance round the yolk of an egg that turns white when cooked or beaten.

    ‘beat the butter and sugar, then whisk in the egg whites’
    Also called albumen
    mass noun ‘brush with egg white and sprinkle with sugar’
    • ‘Or combine 1 teaspoon of witch hazel with 1 teaspoon of honey and a beaten egg white.’
    • ‘Whole-egg protein contains both the yolk and the egg white, providing a high ratio of indispensable amino acids.’
    • ‘People with an egg allergy react to the proteins in the egg white or the yolk.’
    • ‘Saute an egg white in a small frying pan coated with nonstick spray.’
    • ‘Put one teaspoon of vanilla essence in the yolk and two teaspoons of baking powder into the egg white.’
    • ‘Beat the egg whites until they form soft peaks, and gently fold the egg white through the chocolate mixture.’
    • ‘Make a well in the center and add the egg white, milk, and orange juice.’
    • ‘Brush with more of the egg white and sprinkle with an even layer of caster sugar.’
    • ‘There were just four ingredients: icing sugar, egg white, peppermint essence and green colouring.’
    • ‘Lightly brush the items with beaten egg white, cover completely with sugar, shake off excess, and let dry.’
    • ‘Whisk the egg white and fold into the part-frozen mixture.’
    • ‘In a separate bowl, whisk the egg white with a pinch of salt to make soft peaks.’
    • ‘Blend half the egg white (with a whisk) into the pepper mix, then fold in the remainder with a spatula.’
    • ‘In a small bowl, whisk together the egg white and sugar until the sugar is dissolved.’
    • ‘I like to add a little sugar to the egg white to make a sort of meringue mixture before incorporating into the base mixture.’
    • ‘Add one-quarter of the egg white to the cocoa mixture and whisk until blended.’
    • ‘Drizzle cooked sugar over egg white while whisking constantly.’
    • ‘Mix together the peppermint, parsley, onion, tomatoes, egg white, and ground meat.’
    • ‘Brush with beaten egg white and scatter with granulated sugar.’
    • ‘Beat egg white with a whisk or handheld mixer in a small bowl until just stiff.’