Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

Chicken Little

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of Chicken Little

  1. one given to forebodings and predictions of impending calamity <some called him Chicken Little, but the climatologist had the data to back up his warning on global warming> Synonyms Cassandra, doomsayer, doomsdayer, doomsterRelated Words defeatist, fatalist; naysayer, negativist, pessimist; handwringer, worrier, worrywartAntonyms optimist, Pollyanna




Learn More about chicken little


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Chicken Little? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the range of perception or understanding

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alt-5746713d76276

Which of these is a synonym of nonplus?

disapprove perplex soothe reduce
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ