chicken-heartedness

chicken-hearted

[chik-uhn-hahr-tid]
adjective Informal.
timid; fearful; cowardly.

Origin:
1675–85, Americanism

chicken-heartedly, adverb
chicken-heartedness, noun
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chicken-hearted or chicken-livered
 
adj
easily frightened; cowardly
 
chicken-livered or chicken-livered
 
adj
 
chicken-'heartedly or chicken-livered
 
adv
 
chicken-'heartedness or chicken-livered
 
n

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