Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHICKEN-HEARTED

That's just like a girl—they're so thin-skinned and chicken-hearted.

Say, you're not losing your nerve, you chicken-hearted rabbit, are you?

Why, they turned out to be kind of chicken-hearted after all.

He is too chicken-hearted for that, or for anything else that requires pluck.

What a chicken-hearted fellow her father must have thought me!

They are chicken-hearted fools, who will fight for neither side.

A coward is generally a bully, for he who is chicken-hearted may naturally be fowl-mouthed.

"A man of that stamp is not chicken-hearted," thought Bernardet.

There is no use of being timid nor chicken-hearted in the present cause.

I can't imagine what is the matter with me to-day, I'm as chicken-hearted as a woman.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.