What is another word for chickened?

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[ t͡ʃˈɪkɪnd], [ t‍ʃˈɪkɪnd], [ tʃ_ˈɪ_k_ɪ_n_d]

How to use "Chickened" in context?

When somebody refers to someone else as "chickened out," they are basically saying that the person is very scared or hesitant to do something. The term comes from the term chicken, which is a type of poultry that is not very tough and is easily slaughtered. When we hear somebody say that someone else is chicken, it means that they are not very brave or that they are scared of something.

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