chicken

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtʃɪkɪn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈtʃɪkən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(chikən)

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chicken

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [fried, roasted, grilled, raw, cooked] chicken
  2. [tandoori, sweet and sour, coronation] chicken
  3. chicken and [rice, vegetables]
  4. chicken with [rice]
  5. [cook, grill, pan-fry] the chicken
  6. wash your hands after [touching, handling] chicken
  7. are having chicken for [dinner, lunch]
  8. I'm no spring chicken (anymore)!
  9. is raising chickens
  10. the chickens are [raised, slaughtered]
  11. a rubber chicken
  12. don't be such a chicken!
  13. slang: (come back,) you chicken!
  14. UK: what's [up, wrong, the matter], chicken?
  15. the [kids, children, friends] were playing chicken
  16. playing chicken in the [street, road]
  17. chicken's eggs
n as adj
  1. chicken [soup, salad, drumsticks, nuggets, breast, wings]
  2. Chicken [Caesar salad, Supreme, Cacciatore, Chasseur]
  3. a chicken [farm, coop]
  4. a fence made of chicken wire
adj
  1. won't [do it, fight] - he's chicken
  2. is too chicken to (do it)
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