chickenhearted


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Adj.1.chickenhearted - easily frightenedchickenhearted - easily frightened      
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
cowardly, fearful - lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted; "cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then"- P.B.Shelley

chickenhearted

adjective
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And all the other chickenhearted self-appointed elitists are, in theory, in danger of losing their international stars.
If they're worth the respect of their horses, both the good guys and the bad guys show contempt for an abstraction as bloodless and chickenhearted as due process of the law.