English dictionary definition of:



  • a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
  • a foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops
  • the flesh of a chicken used for food
  • a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy


  • easily frightened


chickenhearted crybaby lily-livered poulet volaille white-livered wimp yellow yellow-bellied

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Some ch words and learn about the word chicken in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 4. Spelling the consonant digraphs, Part 1.

Other Spellzone word lists: Animals, poultry
Food, meat

Scrabble score for chicken

Scrabble score = 18

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