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Definition of chiken

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1. chicken [ n ] the flesh of a chicken used for food

Used in print:

(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)

`` Chicken '' , Mose said , and theatrically licked his lips .

`` Gre't big fat chicken , yeah '' .

A chicken with six tits and a tail lak a corkscrew .

`` Chicken '' , Mose said .

(Jane Gilmore Rushing, "Against the Moon,"...)

The women , keeping their voices low as they worked around the house or sat in the living_room , sounded like chickens shut_up in a coop for the night .

Synonyms chicken volaille poulet Related Terms poultry fryer broiler roaster spatchcock hen capon chicken_wing breast

2. chicken [ n ] a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl

Used in print:

(Orlin J. Scoville, Part-Time Farming...)

A slight change in the work schedule may cut the production of cows or chickens .

Caring for a calf , a pig , or some chickens develops in children a sense_of_responsibility for work .

Three quarters to 1 acre of good land is enough for raising fruits and vegetables for home use , and for a small flock of chickens , a cow , and two pigs .

(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)

But it was only Johnson reaching around the wire chicken fencing , which half covered the truck cab 's glassless rear_window .

`` Tee-wah '' , the driver cackled , his black eyes glittering behind dull silver chicken fencing .

Synonyms chicken Gallus_gallus Related Terms domestic_fowl hen cock chick Dominique spring_chicken capon Orpington Rhode_Island_red bantam

3. chicken [ n ] a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy

Synonyms chicken crybaby wimp Related Terms weakling

4. chicken [ a ] (informal) easily frightened

Synonyms yellow chickenhearted white-livered lily-livered yellow-bellied chicken Related Terms colloquialism cowardly

5. chicken [ n ] a foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops

Synonyms chicken Related Terms contest

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