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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
chicken /'tʃikin/
  • danh từ
    • gà con; gà giò
    • thịt gà giò
    • (nghĩa bóng) trẻ nhỏ, bé con
      • he is no chicken: nó không còn là trẻ nhỏ nữa
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) người đàn bà trẻ ngây thơ; cô gái ngây thơ
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) máy bay khu trục
    • to count one's chickens before they are hatched
      • (tục ngữ) chưa đẻ đã đặt tên
    • mother carey's chicken
      • chim hải âu nhỏ
    • that's their chicken
      • đó là công việc của họ
Concise Dictionary
chickens|chickened|chickening'tʃɪkɪn
noun
+the flesh of a chicken used for food
+a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
+a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy
+a foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops
adj.
+easily frightened
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb, adjective
+ noun
1 [C] a large bird that is often kept for its eggs or meat: They keep chickens in the back yard. + free-range chickens
Compare: COCK, HEN
2 [U] meat from a chicken: fried / roast chicken + chicken stock / soup + chicken breasts / livers / thighs + chicken and chips
See also - SPRING CHICKEN
Idioms: a chicken-and-egg situation, problem, etc. a situation in which it is difficult to tell which one of two things was the cause of the other
more at COUNT v., HEADLESS, HOME adv.
verb
Phrasal Verbs: chicken out (of sth / of doing sth) (informal) to decide not to do sth because you are afraid: You're not going to chicken out, are you? + Kim put my name down for a sponsored parachute jump but I chickened out at the last moment.
+ adjective [not before noun] (informal) not brave; afraid to do sth
Synonym: COWARDLY
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 bird

ADJ.

battery, corn-fed, free-range
Battery chickens have miserable lives.
| plump | scrawny | live
a crate of live chickens

VERB + CHICKEN

keep | kill | pluck | truss (up)
Are we just going to sit here like trussed up chickens?

CHICKEN + VERB

peck | scratch
A few scrawny chickens were scratching around the yard.
| cluck | roost | wander

CHICKEN + NOUN

farmer | coop, run | wire | feed

2 meat

ADJ.

fresh, frozen | juicy, succulent, tender | cold

QUANT.

piece

VERB + CHICKEN

eat, have | cook | barbecue, fry, grill, roast, etc. | stuff

CHICKEN + NOUN

breast, drumsticks, giblets, joint, leg, liver, piece, thigh, wing | casserole, curry, pie, salad, sandwich, soup, stock

PHRASES

(a) breast/leg of chicken, chicken and chips
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