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chickenshit

adjective chick·en·shit \ ˈchi-kᵊn-ˌshit \

Definition of chickenshit

1 usually vulgar :petty, insignificant
2 usually vulgar :lacking courage, manliness, or effectiveness

Examples of chickenshit in a Sentence

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


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chickenshit

noun

Definition of chickenshit

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

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