A bad or despicable person: acts like a rotten egg sometimes
It was the picture, still unscarred, but with a great streak of rotten egg across the plain, placid features.
He's hopeless now as a rotten egg, and has been for the last year.
When you do, it will sound like a stone falling in—a chug—a noise like a rotten egg, as it is called.
One has keen senses and smells a thing from a distance, while another smells at a rotten egg and does not perceive it.
If he lets go his hold, he is called "rotten egg," which is regarded as a highly ignominious name.
A boy lifted his hand and flung a rotten egg at the pilloried wretch.
But I prefer to confine the term "rotten egg" to the egg which contains a growth of bacteria.
I hate the sight of a coward worse than I hate the smell of a rotten egg.'
This marsh gives out a horrible odor of sulphureted hydrogen, the gas which makes a rotten egg so offensive.
Yer'll gib yer soul uv yer had any left, jist fur wun smell ob a rotten egg!