rotten egg

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rotten egg  {n.},  {informal}
A person whose character or way of acting is not good.
His friends have all learned he is a rotten egg.
Often used by children in fun, as of someone who is slow in doing something.
The boys ran to the river to go swimming and Dick cried, "Last one in is a rotten egg!"
Categories: children friends used by children {informal} {n.}