Definition of chicken


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • chicken is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 18 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • chicken is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 20 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of chicken

  • a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. gallus gallus

  • easily frightened (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. chickenhearted
    2. lily-livered
    3. white-livered
    4. yellow
    5. yellow-bellied

  • a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. crybaby
    2. wimp

  • the flesh of a chicken used for food (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. poulet
    2. volaille

  • a foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops (noun)

See definition of chicken in Merriam Webster