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Postby summerbbs » Tue Jun 13, 2006 7:30 am

what the person like when we call him "chicken-liver"? :)

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Postby Unknownsu » Wed Jun 14, 2006 3:31 am

Chicken-liver? I never heard of that before. If you call someone a chicken, you are calling that person a coward.

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Postby essie » Thu Jun 15, 2006 7:02 am

I've heard chicken livered used.. Unknownsu gave the correct definition. Yellow, chicken, yellow bellied, yellow livered, chicken bellied, chicken livered.. All these words can mean "coward"

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Re: chicken-liver

Postby byron » Thu Jun 15, 2006 7:37 am

summerbbs wrote:what the person like when we call him "chicken-liver"? :)

Chicken Liver means to be a coward.
This is not to be confused with being scared or frightened. A person can be frightened to do something but still do it, in which case he isn't chicken. Imagine two people on a diving board both are scared but one dives anyway. The other refuses to dive and could be called "chicken livered" or just "chicken"

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