chickenhearted

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adjective chick·en·heart·ed \ˈchi-kən-ˌhär-təd\

Definition of chickenhearted

  1. :  timid, cowardly too … chickenhearted to accompany me in this perilous undertaking — Washington Irving

Examples of chickenhearted in a sentence

  1. too chickenhearted to speak up, even though she knew a terrible injustice was being committed

1653

First Known Use of chickenhearted

1653



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