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See also: chicken hawk
chickenhawk (plural chickenhawks)
- (US politics, derogatory) A draft dodger, especially in the Vietnam War, who nonetheless currently supports United States overseas military engagements.
- (archaic) Any of the North American hawk species (Cooper's hawk, sharp-shinned hawk and red-tailed hawk), or counterparts elsewhere, mistakenly believed to be pests.
- (derogatory, gay slang) An older, usually more powerful man who preys on adolescent boys for sex.
adult man who seeks out boys as his sexual partners