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chicken

US [ˈtʃɪkən]
UK [ˈtʃɪkɪn]
  • n.〈非正式〉胆小鬼;【动】鸡;【食】鸡肉;涉世未深的年轻人
  • adj.〈非正式〉胆怯的
  • Web小鸡;雏鸡;鸡肉类
Plural Form:chickens  
chicken
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n.
1.
[c]
a large bird that is often kept for its eggs or meat
They keep chickens in the back yard.
他们在后院养鸡。
free-range chickens
自由放养的鸡
2.
[u]
鸡肉meat from a chicken
fried/roast chicken
炸鸡;烧鸡
chicken stock/soup
原汁鸡汤;鸡汤
chicken breasts/livers/thighs
鸡胸脯肉;鸡肝;鸡大腿
chicken and chips
炸鸡块配炸薯条
IDM
a chicken-and-egg situation, problem, etc.
鸡与蛋孰先难定的情况;因果难定的问题a situation in which it is difficult to tell which one of two things was the cause of the other
play chicken
比试胆量to play a game in which people do sth dangerous for as long as they can to show how brave they are. The person who stops first has lost the game.
adj.
1.
[nbn]
(informal)
胆怯;懦弱;怯懦not brave; afraid to do sth
v.

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