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Synonyms for chickenˈtʃɪk ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chicken, poulet, volaille(noun)

    the flesh of a chicken used for food

    Synonyms:
    volaille, chicken, crybaby, wimp, poulet

    Antonyms:
    courageous, brave

  2. chicken, Gallus gallus(noun)

    a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl

    Synonyms:
    volaille, chicken, red jungle fowl, crybaby, wimp, poulet

    Antonyms:
    courageous, brave

  3. wimp, chicken, crybaby(noun)

    a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy

    Synonyms:
    weakly interacting massive particle, poulet, bellyacher, wimp, sniveller, volaille, squawker, complainer, chicken, whiner, crybaby, moaner, grumbler

    Antonyms:
    courageous, brave

  4. chicken(adj)

    a foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops

    Synonyms:
    volaille, crybaby, wimp, poulet

    Antonyms:
    courageous, brave

  5. chicken, chickenhearted, lily-livered, white-livered, yellow, yellow-bellied(adj)

    easily frightened

    Synonyms:
    jaundiced, yellow-bellied, icteric, scandalmongering, yellow, white-livered, yellowed, xanthous, yellowish, chicken, lily-livered, yellow(a), chickenhearted, sensationalistic

    Antonyms:
    courageous, brave

Wiktionary

  1. chicken(noun)

    cowardly

    Synonyms:
    spring chicken, cock, chook, hen, rooster

  2. chicken(noun)

    To develop physical or other characteristics resembling a chicken's, for example, bumps on the skin.

    Synonyms:
    rooster, cock, spring chicken, hen, chook

  3. chicken(noun)

    A coward.

    Synonyms:
    rooster, spring chicken, cock, hen, chook

  4. chicken(noun)

    A young, attractive, slim man, usually having little body hair. Cf. chickenhawk

    Synonyms:
    spring chicken, chook, cock, hen, rooster

  5. chicken(noun)

    A young or inexperienced person.

    Synonyms:
    spring chicken, rooster, chook, cock, hen

  6. chicken(noun)

    A confrontational game in which the participants move toward each other at high speed (usually in automobiles); the player who turns first to avoid colliding into the other is the loser.

    Synonyms:
    chook, cock, rooster, spring chicken, hen

  7. chicken(noun)

    The game of dare.

    Synonyms:
    spring chicken, hen, cock, chook, rooster

  8. chicken(noun)

    Synonyms:
    twink

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

pollo, chickens, poultry, hen, chick, fowl, rooster, sissy, broiler, wuss


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