chicken out Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “chicken out” - Learner’s Dictionary

chicken out

informal phrasal verb with chicken
/ˈtʃɪkɪn/ verb
to decide not to do something because you are too nervous: I was going to ask Mitsuko for a date, but I chickened out.CowardlyAvoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
Translations of “chicken out”
in Chinese (Traditional) (因害怕而)退縮,放棄…
in Russian струсить…
in Turkish tırsmak, korkup vazgeçmek, ürküp caymak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (因害怕而)退缩,放弃…
in Polish stchórzyć…
(Definition of chicken out from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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