chickenheartedly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chickenhearted +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

chickenheartedly (comparative more chickenheartedly, superlative most chickenheartedly)

  1. Alternative form of chicken-heartedly
    • 1992, Michel Leiris & Richard Howard, Manhood: A Journey from Childhood Into the Fierce Order of Virility, →ISBN, page 101:
      Only one way, then, remains by which I can reinstate myself in this tragic atmosphere which I have chickenheartedly avoided;