chicken out

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chicken out

(intr, adverb) informal to fail to do something through fear or lack of conviction
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.chicken out - remove oneself from an obligationchicken out - remove oneself from an obligation; "He bowed out when he heard how much work was involved"
retire, withdraw - lose interest; "he retired from life when his wife died"
pull out, get out - move out or away; "The troops pulled out after the cease-fire"
resile - pull out from an agreement, contract, statement, etc.; "The landlord cannot resile from the lease"
يَتَجَنَّبُ بِسَبَبِ الخَوْف
zbaběle couvnout
guggna, heykjast
zbabelo cúvnuť
korkup çekilmek/kaçmak

w>chicken out

vi (inf)kneifen (inf)


(ˈtʃikin) noun
1. a young bird, especially a young hen. She keeps chickens.
2. its flesh used as food. a plate of fried chicken.
3. (slang.) a coward.
ˌchicken-ˈhearted adjective
ˈchicken-pox noun
an infectious disease with fever and red itchy spots.
chicken out
to avoid doing something because of cowardice. He chickened out at the last minute.