Definition of egg white in US English:

egg white


  • The clear, viscous substance around the yolk of an egg that turns white when cooked or beaten.

    Also called albumen
    • ‘I like to add a little sugar to the egg white to make a sort of meringue mixture before incorporating into the base mixture.’
    • ‘Blend half the egg white (with a whisk) into the pepper mix, then fold in the remainder with a spatula.’
    • ‘Whole-egg protein contains both the yolk and the egg white, providing a high ratio of indispensable amino acids.’
    • ‘Beat the egg whites until they form soft peaks, and gently fold the egg white through the chocolate mixture.’
    • ‘People with an egg allergy react to the proteins in the egg white or the yolk.’
    • ‘Put one teaspoon of vanilla essence in the yolk and two teaspoons of baking powder into the egg white.’
    • ‘Make a well in the center and add the egg white, milk, and orange juice.’
    • ‘Lightly brush the items with beaten egg white, cover completely with sugar, shake off excess, and let dry.’
    • ‘In a separate bowl, whisk the egg white with a pinch of salt to make soft peaks.’
    • ‘Add one-quarter of the egg white to the cocoa mixture and whisk until blended.’
    • ‘Saute an egg white in a small frying pan coated with nonstick spray.’
    • ‘Brush with more of the egg white and sprinkle with an even layer of caster sugar.’
    • ‘Mix together the peppermint, parsley, onion, tomatoes, egg white, and ground meat.’
    • ‘There were just four ingredients: icing sugar, egg white, peppermint essence and green colouring.’
    • ‘Drizzle cooked sugar over egg white while whisking constantly.’
    • ‘Whisk the egg white and fold into the part-frozen mixture.’
    • ‘In a small bowl, whisk together the egg white and sugar until the sugar is dissolved.’
    • ‘Brush with beaten egg white and scatter with granulated sugar.’
    • ‘Beat egg white with a whisk or handheld mixer in a small bowl until just stiff.’
    • ‘Or combine 1 teaspoon of witch hazel with 1 teaspoon of honey and a beaten egg white.’


egg white

/ˈeɡ ˌ(h)wīt/