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chickenshit

[chik-uh n-shit] /ˈtʃɪk ənˌʃɪt/
noun
1.
boring or annoying details or unimportant tasks.
adjective
2.
obsessed with petty details.
3.
menial or petty.
4.
cowardly or fainthearted.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; Americanism
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