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1. chicken

noun. ['ˈtʃɪkən'] the flesh of a chicken used for food.

Synonyms

  • spatchcock
  • Gallus gallus
  • white meat
  • broiler
  • fryer
  • poulet
  • volaille
  • frier
  • poultry
  • pullet
  • roaster
  • chicken wing
  • capon
  • hen

Antonyms

  • unsensational
  • new
  • honorable
  • friend

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Rhymes with Chicken Hawk

  • little-rock
  • crosstalk
  • yeosock
  • squawk
  • maroc
  • zwack
  • stalk
  • walke
  • walk
  • valk
  • talk
  • schalk
  • sauk
  • salk
  • mauk
  • mauck
  • lauck
  • kauk
  • kalk
  • hok
  • hawke
  • hauke
  • hauk
  • hauck
  • gawk
  • faulk
  • falke
  • falk
  • chalk
  • caulk

Sentences with chicken-hawk


1. Noun Phrase
In the U.S., the red-tail got the name chicken hawk because young hawks often catch the domesticated birds.

2. chicken

noun. ['ˈtʃɪkən'] a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl.

Synonyms

  • spring chicken
  • Gallus gallus
  • Dominique
  • cock
  • Orpington
  • domestic fowl
  • rooster
  • Dominick
  • poulet
  • Rhode Island red
  • poultry
  • fowl
  • volaille
  • capon
  • hen
  • biddy

Antonyms

  • unafraid
  • noble
  • bold
  • unalarming

3. chicken

noun. ['ˈtʃɪkən'] a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy.

Synonyms

  • wuss
  • doormat
  • crybaby
  • weakling

Antonyms

  • courageousness
  • desperate
  • stouthearted
  • valiant

4. chicken

adjective. ['ˈtʃɪkən'] easily frightened.

Synonyms

  • lily-livered
  • white-livered
  • fearful
  • yellow
  • chickenhearted
  • cowardly

Antonyms

  • adult
  • ride
  • male
  • diverge

5. hawk

noun. ['ˈhɔk'] diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail.

Synonyms

  • falcon
  • Buteo lagopus
  • rough-legged hawk
  • Accipiter nisus
  • raptorial bird
  • Buteo lineatus
  • red-tailed hawk
  • tercelet
  • Buteo buteo
  • raptor
  • hen hawk
  • buzzard
  • red-shouldered hawk
  • tercel
  • chicken hawk
  • sparrow hawk
  • buteonine
  • Accipiter cooperii
  • redtail
  • bird of prey
  • Accipitridae
  • Buteo jamaicensis
  • goshawk
  • harrier
  • harrier eagle
  • Pandion haliaetus
  • sea eagle
  • eyas
  • family Accipitridae
  • Pernis apivorus
  • blue darter
  • kite
  • tiercel
  • short-toed eagle
  • osprey
  • honey buzzard
  • Cooper's hawk
  • fish hawk
  • Accipiter gentilis
  • roughleg

Antonyms

  • buy
  • export
  • import
  • sell

Etymology

  • hauk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hafoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. hawk

verb. ['ˈhɔk'] sell or offer for sale from place to place.

Synonyms

  • monger
  • trade
  • sell
  • peddle
  • vend
  • deal
  • pitch

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • malfunction
  • unearned run
  • earned run

Etymology

  • hauk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hafoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. hawk

noun. ['ˈhɔk'] a square board with a handle underneath; used by masons to hold or carry mortar.

Synonyms

  • board

Antonyms

  • take
  • wholesale

Etymology

  • hauk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hafoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. hawk

verb. ['ˈhɔk'] clear mucus or food from one's throat.

Synonyms

  • clear the throat

Antonyms

  • low
  • low pitch

Etymology

  • hauk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hafoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. hawk

verb. ['ˈhɔk'] hunt with hawks.

Synonyms

  • track down
  • hunt
  • hunt down

Antonyms

  • high
  • stand still
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • hauk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hafoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. hawk

noun. ['ˈhɔk'] an advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations.

Synonyms

  • warmonger
  • militarist

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • disorganise
  • disorganize

Etymology

  • hauk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hafoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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