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

Translation of chicken in German:

noun

  • 1
    Huhn, das
    (grilled, roasted)
    don't count your chickens [before they are hatched]
    [proverb]
    man soll den Pelz nicht verkaufen, ehe man den Bären erlegt hat
  • 2 [colloquial]
    (youthful person)
    Küken, das
    she's no chicken (is no longer young)
    sie ist nicht mehr die Jüngste
    (is experienced)
    sie ist kein [kleines] Kind mehr
  • 3 [colloquial] (game) See examples:play chicken
    eine Mutprobe ablegen
  • 4 [colloquial]
    (coward)
    Angsthase, der

adjective

intransitive verb

  • chicken out
    [colloquial]
    chicken out of something
    sich vor etwas Dat. drücken
    vor etwas Dat. kneifen

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    Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
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