sure as eggs is eggs

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A corruption of as sure as x is x.

Adverb[edit]

sure as eggs is eggs (not comparable)

  1. (simile, colloquial) Absolutely certain.
    At this time of year, sure as eggs is eggs, the TV starts filling with Christmas ads for toys.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The ungrammatical "is" is commonly used in this set phrase.