ham-and-egger

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Noun[edit]

ham and egger (plural ham-and-eggers)

  1. Disdainful remark directed at someone deemed worthless or undesirable.
  2. (wrestling slang) A preliminary wrestler; a jobber.
  3. An ordinary person; a simpleton.
  4. (boxing) A failed boxer; a tomato can.
    • 1976 November 21, Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa, Rocky:
      Well, it's just that, you see, uh, I fight in clubs, you know, and uh, I'm really a ham-and-egger. This guy, he's the best, and uh, it wouldn't be such a good fight.