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chicken hawk

n.
1. Any of various hawks that prey on or have the reputation of preying on chickens.
2. often chick·en·hawk (chĭk′ən-hôk′) Informal A person, especially a public figure, who favors military force or action to carry out a foreign policy but has never served in the military.
3. Vulgar Slang A man who seeks out boys or young men as his sexual partners.
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chick′en hawk`


n.
1. any of various hawks said to prey on poultry.
2. Slang. an older man who seeks out young boys as sexual partners.
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Noun1.chicken hawk - nontechnical term for any hawks said to prey on poultrychicken hawk - nontechnical term for any hawks said to prey on poultry
hawk - diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
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