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chicken /ˈtʃɪkən, ˈtʃɪkɪn/ noun

جوجه مرغ ، پرنده کوچک ، بچه ، مردجوان ، ناازموده ، (ز.ع). ترسو ، کمرو
Synonyms: coward, craven, dastard, funk, funker, poltroon, quitter, yellowbelly
Synonyms: cowardly, coward, craven, gutless, lily-livered, poltroonish, poor-spirited, pusillanimous, spunkless, unmanly

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. chicken1 S2 /ˈtʃɪkən, ˈtʃɪkɪn/ noun
[Language: Old English; Origin: cicen 'young chicken']

[countable] a common farm bird that is kept for its meat and eggs ⇒ hen, cock, rooster, chick

2. [uncountable] the meat from this bird eaten as food:
roast chicken
fried chicken
chicken soup

3. [countable] informal someone who is not at all brave Synonym : coward:
Don’t be such a chicken!

4. [uncountable] a game in which children do something dangerous, for example stand on a railway line when a train is coming, and try to be the one who continues doing it for the longest time

5. which came first, the chicken or the egg? used to say that it is difficult or impossible to decide which of two things happened first, or which action is the cause and which is the effect

6. a chicken and egg situation/problem etc a situation in which it is impossible to decide which of two things happened first, or which action is the cause and which is the effect

7. sb’s chickens have come home to roost used to say that someone’s bad or dishonest actions in the past have caused the problems that they have now
don’t count your chickens before they’ve hatched at count1(8), ⇒ spring chicken

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. chicken2 verb
chicken out phrasal verb informal
to decide at the last moment not to do something you said you would do, because you are afraid:
You’re not chickening out, are you?

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

III. chicken3 adjective [not before noun] informal
not brave enough to do something Synonym : cowardly:
Dave’s too chicken to ask her out.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. bird
ADJ. battery, corn-fed, free-range Battery chickens have miserable lives.
plump | scrawny | live a crate of live chickens
VERB + CHICKEN keep | kill | pluck | truss (up) Are we just going to sit here like trussed up chickens?
CHICKEN + VERB peck | scratch A few scrawny chickens were scratching around the yard.
cluck | roost | wander
CHICKEN + NOUN farmer | coop, run | wire | feed

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. meat
ADJ. fresh, frozen | juicy, succulent, tender | cold
QUANT. piece
VERB + CHICKEN eat, have | cook | barbecue, fry, grill, roast, etc. | stuff
CHICKEN + NOUN breast, drumsticks, giblets, joint, leg, liver, piece, thigh, wing | casserole, curry, pie, salad, sandwich, soup, stock
PHRASES (a) breast/leg of chicken, chicken and chips
 ⇒ Special page at FOOD

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


fresh (=recently killed and not frozen)
Is the chicken fresh?
We never buy cheap frozen chicken.
free-range (=from a chicken that moved around outside and ate naturally)
All the chicken we serve is free-range.
roast chicken (=cooked in an oven)
For dinner we're having roast chicken.
fried chicken (=cooked in oil)
They filled their plates with fried chicken.
skinless chicken (=with the skin removed)
For this recipe, you will need a two pounds of skinless chicken.
chicken breast/thigh/wing
Chop the chicken breast into pieces.
a chicken piece (=a chicken breast, leg, thigh or wing)
You will need two chicken pieces per person.
chicken drumsticks (=the lower part of chicken legs)
party food, such as sandwiches and chicken drumsticks
a chicken sandwich/salad/pie etc
I'll make a chicken pie with the leftovers.
stuff a chicken (=fill a chicken with a mixture of onion, lemon, herbs etc)
carve a chicken (=cut up a whole chicken that has been cooked)

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

See: count one's chickens before they are hatched , go to bed with the chickens , spring chicken

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

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