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Definition 1: a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for chicken in the sense of this definition

(chicken is a kind of ...) a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl

(... is a kind of chicken ) English breed of large chickens with white skin

(... is a kind of chicken ) American breed of chicken having barred grey plumage raised for meat and brown eggs

(... is a kind of chicken ) American breed of heavy-bodied brownish-red general-purpose chicken

(... is a kind of chicken ) a young chicken having tender meat

(... is a kind of chicken ) adult female chicken

(... is a kind of chicken ) castrated male chicken

(... is a kind of chicken ) adult male chicken

(... is a kind of chicken ) young bird especially of domestic fowl

(chicken is a part of ...) the flesh of a chicken used for food

Definition 2: a foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops - [noun denoting event]

(chicken is a kind of ...) an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants

Definition 3: the flesh of a chicken used for food - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for chicken in the sense of this definition

(chicken is a kind of ...) flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food

(... is a kind of chicken ) flesh of a large young chicken over 3 1/2 lb suitable for roasting

(... is a kind of chicken ) flesh of a small young chicken not over 2 1/2 lb suitable for broiling

(... is a kind of chicken ) flesh of a castrated male chicken

(... is a kind of chicken ) flesh of a medium-sized young chicken suitable for frying

(... is a kind of chicken ) flesh of a chicken (or game bird) split down the back and grilled (usually immediately after being killed)

(... is a kind of chicken ) flesh of an older chicken suitable for stewing

(chicken is a part of ...) meat carved from the breast of a fowl

(chicken is a part of ...) the wing of a chicken

(... is part of chicken) a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl

Definition 4: a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for chicken in the sense of this definition

(chicken is a kind of ...) a person who is physically weak and ineffectual

Definition 5: easily frightened - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for chicken in the sense of this definition

(chicken is similar to ...) lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted

"cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then"

(chicken is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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