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chicken
British English: /ˈtʃɪkɪn/
American English: /ˈtʃɪkən/

Translation of chicken in French:

noun

  • 2 (Culinary)
    also: chicken meat
    before n (wing, salad, stock)
    de poulet
    (sandwich, soup)
    au poulet
  • 4 (game) to play chicken
    jouer au premier qui se dégonfle (informal)

adjective

[informal]

Idioms

it's a chicken and egg situation

c'est l'histoire de l'œuf et de la poule

to count one's chickens (before they are hatched)

[informal]
he/she is no spring chicken

il/elle n'est plus de la première jeunesse

Phrasal verbs

chicken out

(informal)
se dégonfler (informal)
he chickened out of his dental appointment
il s'est dégonflé (informal) et il n'est pas allé chez le dentiste

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