son-in-law egg

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A calque of Thai ไข่ลูกเขย ‎(khai luuk kheeuy), from ไข่ ‎(khai, egg) + ลูกเขย ‎(luuk kheeuy, son-in-law).

Noun[edit]

son-in-law egg ‎(plural son-in-law eggs)

  1. A boiled egg that has been shelled and then deep-fried.

Synonyms[edit]

  • kai leuk koey (variously spelled; a Romanization of the Thai term)