Origin of chicken-hearted
OTHER WORDS FROM chicken-heartedchick·en-heart·ed·ly, adverbchick·en-heart·ed·ness, noun
Words nearby chicken-hearted
How to use chicken-hearted in a sentence
Wearing the right foot of a chicken was considered good luck.
While the chicken today might be the least exotic bird one can think of, it was once a gift that wowed kings.
The chicken, to this day, is valued for its medicinal properties.
In Rome, he writes, the chicken “predicted the outcome of battles.”
Lawler is more interested in the more fascinating story of how the chicken spread.
Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
The simple honest-hearted General, who knew not the guile of their hearts, was deluded into wishing them success.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
But his head was too hot to wear a thinking cap, and no story would come at his half-hearted call.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
He was a big-bodied, big-hearted, ruddy-faced, farmerlike man of fifty or so; and the service was proud of him.
The last vestige of her prejudice against Indians had melted and gone, in the presence of their simple-hearted friendliness.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson