Synonyms for chicken

Synonyms for (noun) chicken

Synonyms: Gallus gallus, chicken

Definition: a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl

Similar words: fowl, poultry, domestic fowl

Definition: a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl


Synonyms: chicken

Definition: a foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops

Similar words: competition, contest

Definition: an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants


Synonyms: poulet, chicken, volaille

Definition: the flesh of a chicken used for food

Similar words: poultry

Definition: flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food


Synonyms: crybaby, chicken, wimp

Definition: a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy

Similar words: weakling, wuss, doormat

Definition: a person who is physically weak and ineffectual

Synonyms for (adjective) chicken

Synonyms: chicken, chickenhearted, lily-livered, white-livered, yellow, yellow-bellied

Definition: easily frightened

Similar words: fearful, cowardly

Definition: lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted

Usage: cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then- P.B.Shelley