Chicken Little


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Chicken Little

n.
A confirmed pessimist, particularly one who warns of impending disaster.

[After a character in a story who is hit on the head by an acorn and believes the sky is falling.]
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Noun1.Chicken Little - a fictional character who was hit on the head with an acorn and believed that the sky was falling
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CsodacsibeKotlik Csöpi
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