(have) egg on your faceINFORMAL
Meaning: You have egg on your face if you've said or done something wrong, and it's made you feel embarrassed or stupid.
- Stan had egg on his face after saying he could easily do fifty push-ups, and then giving up after doing just twenty.
- The police force had egg on its face because they arrested and beat up an innocent guy who had the same name as a suspect they were looking for.
Silvio had egg on his face after saying he was much better than all the other drivers, and then
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Contributor: Matt Errey