chicken hawk

  1. Also called hen hawk. (not used scientifically) any of various hawks said to prey on poultry.

  2. Slang. an older man who seeks out young boys as sexual partners.

Origin of chicken hawk

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30

Words Nearby chicken hawk Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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