chickenshit

adjective
chick·​en·​shit | \ ˈchi-kᵊn-ˌshit How to pronounce chickenshit (audio) \

Definition of chickenshit

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 usually vulgar : petty, insignificant
2 usually vulgar : weak and cowardly

chickenshit

noun

Definition of chickenshit (Entry 2 of 2)

1 usually vulgar : the petty details of a duty or discipline
2 usually vulgar : coward, chicken

Examples of chickenshit in a Sentence

Adjective That guy likes to make threats but he's too chickenshit to act on them.

First Known Use of chickenshit

Adjective

1934, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1944, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Chickenshit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chickenshit. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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