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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Lacking courage or resolution.

Usage examples (28)
  • Show you something else I've learned, if you're not chicken-livered.
  • Or are you too chicken-livered to spout your nonsense to people like him?
  • I always suspected that underneath his meanness he was nothing but a chicken-livered coward.
  • Since 9/11, I have become increasingly chicken-livered about topics that make me feel pain and sadness. for more
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