easter egg - definition and synonyms

noun

or Easter egg

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a hidden message, joke, or other feature in something such as a computer program, web page, video game, film, etc.

    Google loves to slip in-jokes and hidden features known as "easter eggs" into its products. Here are 15 of our favourites.

    Granted, a long look eventually yields an Easter egg – a "2012" hidden amid the horror – but, like an eclipse, it's hard to stare at it long enough to appreciate it.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 30/07/2012