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chicken

Meaning: a coward (n.) | cowardly (adj.)

For example:

  • Becky's friends said she was a chicken because she wouldn't go inside the cave.

  • Some guy was beating up Raphael's friend, but Raphael was too chicken to help his friend out.

Quick Quiz:

Tony called his brother a chicken when he said he was
  1. scared
  2. brave
  3. excited

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