Meaning of “chickenshit” in the English Dictionary

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"chickenshit" in British English

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chickenshitnoun [ C ], adjective

uk /ˈtʃɪk.ɪn.ʃɪt/ us /ˈtʃɪk.ɪn.ʃɪt/ US slang

disapproving for chicken (= a person who is not brave):

C'mon, don't be such a chickenshit - just go up and ask her to dance.

(Definition of “chickenshit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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