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chicanery deception by clever or cunning means. [2 definitions]
Chicano an American citizen or resident of Mexican descent.
chicha a beer of Central and South America made from fermented corn or fruit.
chichi ostentatiously showy or fashionable.
chick a newly hatched or immature bird or fowl, esp. a chicken. [3 definitions]
chickadee a small North American bird with a gray body and black head and throat.
chickaree see "red squirrel."
Chickasaw a member of a tribe of North American Indians originally of Mississippi, now in Oklahoma. [2 definitions]
chicken the common farm fowl, kept for its meat and eggs. [4 definitions]
chicken-fried dipped in batter or coated with flour and seasonings and fried.
chicken hawk any of various hawks that prey or are thought to prey on barnyard fowl, esp. chickens.
chicken-hearted (informal) cowardly; timid.
chicken-livered (informal) cowardly; timid.
chicken out (informal) to refrain from doing an intended thing because of fear; to lose one's courage to do something.
chicken pox a contagious viral disease, usu. of children, that produces fever and skin eruptions.
chickenshit (vulgar slang) petty or meaningless matters. [3 definitions]
chicken wire a flexible wire netting, usu. of hexagonal mesh, esp. for chicken coop enclosures and other light barriers.
chickpea a leguminous, bushy plant of central Asia and the Mediterranean region. [2 definitions]
chickweed a small, scrubby weed of the pink family with small leaves and white flowers.
chicle a gummy substance derived from a tropical American tree and used to make chewing gum.
chicory a blue-flowered perennial plant whose leaves are used in salads and whose large root is often roasted and ground and added to coffee. [2 definitions]