good egg

noun Informal.
a person who is pleasant, agreeable, or trustworthy.

1915–20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Main Entry:  good egg
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a good person or thing, cf. bad egg
Usage:  slang
Main Entry:  good egg
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See bad egg's 21st Century Lexicon
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Example sentences
We carefully vaccinate our birds to keep them healthy which in turn provides us with good egg production.
Yeah, he's a good egg, and through it all he's been right there by my side.
The nectar flow is next to nil but if the queen is a good egg-layer, there are likely to be plenty of mouths to feed.
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