Pronunciation of Chicken
/t͡ʃˈɪkɪn/, /tʃˈɪkɪn/, /tʃ_ˈɪ_k_ɪ_n/
Synonyms for chicken:
guinea fowl, hopscotch, dastard, fowl, blind man's buff, hen, I-spy, friesian, hide-and-seek, chinless, follow-the-leader, livestock, holstein, jacks, fryer, sack race, broiler chicken, home base, white meat, timorous, frier, quail, grape, cat's cradle, dark meat, faint-hearted, pheasant, red meat, afraid, crabmeat, monkey-in-the-middle, guernsey, offal, pusillanimous, cattle, peekaboo, partridge, sheep, pullet, yellow-belly, milksop, marbles, dodge ball, nebbish, wuss, horseflesh, Tig.
Sense 1 (noun)
fowl, nebbish, hen, chickenshit, baby, milksop, pullet, rooster, broiler, pansy.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
farm fowl (noun)
poultry, rooster, pullet, hen.
ham hock, lamb, filet mignon, fillet, lamb-chop, hamburger, ribs, flesh, hot dog, Canadian Bacon, pork chop, meat pie, kidney, meat, frankfurter, sausage, Meat Loaf, tripe, spareribs, sirloin steak, flank, rump roast, ground beef, beef, cutlet, venison, poultry, turkey, bacon, chop, smoked sausage, ham, pork, roast beef, brisket, pot roast, porterhouse steak, sirloin, roast, wiener, mutton, minute steak, loin chop, veal, T-bone Steak, liver, tenderloin.
person afraid to try something (noun)
Usage examples for chicken:
- Are you sure you found everything there was, Chicken Little?" - "Chicken Little Jane", Lily Munsell Ritchie.
- I had not the courage of a chicken in my soul, and could have wept with weakness and terror. - "Salute to Adventurers", John Buchan.
- Simmer till the chicken is quite tender. - "The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches,", Mary Eaton.