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Adjective chicken has 1 sense
  1. chicken, chickenhearted, lily-livered, white-livered, yellow, yellow-bellied - easily frightened
    Antonyms: brave, courageous, fearless (indirect, via cowardly)
Noun chicken has 4 senses
  1. chicken, poulet, volaille - the flesh of a chicken used for food
    --1 is a kind of poultry
    --1 is a part of chicken, Gallus gallus
    --1 has parts: breast, white meat; chicken wing
    --1 has particulars:
     broiler; capon; fryer, frier, pullet; roaster; spatchcock; hen
  2. chicken, Gallus gallus - a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
    --2 is a kind of domestic fowl, fowl, poultry
    --2 has parts: chicken, poulet, volaille
    --2 has particulars:
     bantam; chick, biddy; cock, rooster; capon; hen, biddy; spring chicken; Rhode Island red; Dominique, Dominick; Orpington
  3. wimp, chicken, crybaby - a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy
    --3 is a kind of weakling, doormat, wuss
  4. chicken - a foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops
    --4 is a kind of
    contest, competition
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