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soft-boiled in Food, dish topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsoft-boiledˌsoft-ˈboiled adjective  DFFan egg that is soft-boiled is boiled long enough for the white part to become solid, but the yellow part in the centre is still liquidhard-boiled
Examples from the Corpus
soft-boiledWho steamed fish for him and soft-boiled his eggs and stirred pudding rice into milk?Lilian's having hers soft-boiled today, aren't you, dear?