game hen

noun

Definition of game hen

  1. :  an immature domestic hen (such as a Cornish game hen) weighing usually less than two pounds and used especially for roasting

First Known Use of game hen

1975


GAME HEN Defined for English Language Learners

game hen

noun

Definition of game hen for English Language Learners

  • : a young, small hen used especially for roasting

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