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The average person on welfare can't afford fresh fruits and vegetables. But in my recipe, you're allowed to use vegetables out of the can, and that's OK. A lot of African Americans eat the same thing over and over, every night, either chicken or steak. And I had a lot of creative ideas and wanted to push people beyond that, but for no money.
Coolio

Meaning of "chicken" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CHICKEN

Old English ciecen; related to Old Norse kjūklingr gosling, Middle Low German küken chicken.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CHICKEN

chicken  [ˈtʃɪkɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHICKEN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Chicken can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CHICKEN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

chicken

Chicken

The chicken is a domesticated fowl, a subspecies of the Red Junglefowl. As one of the most common and widespread domestic animals, with a population of more than 24 billion in 2003, there are more chickens in the world than any other species of bird. Humans keep chickens primarily as a source of food, consuming both their meat and their eggs. The traditional poultry farming view of the domestication of the chicken is stated in Encyclopædia Britannica: "Humans first domesticated chickens of Indian origin for the purpose of cockfighting in Asia, Africa, and Europe. Very little formal attention was given to egg or meat production... " Recent genetic studies have pointed to multiple maternal origins in Southeast, East, and South Asia, but with the clade found in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa originating in the Indian subcontinent. From India, the domesticated chicken was imported to Lydia in western Asia Minor, and to Greece by the fifth century BC.

Definition of chicken in the English dictionary

The first definition of chicken in the dictionary is a domestic fowl bred for its flesh or eggs, esp a young one. Other definition of chicken is the flesh of such a bird used for food. Chicken is also any of various similar birds, such as a prairie chicken.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHICKEN


bodikin
ˈbɒdɪkɪn
bootikin
ˈbuːtɪkɪn
canikin
ˈkænɪkɪn
cannikin
ˈkænɪkɪn
henequen
ˈhɛnɪkɪn
henequin
ˈhɛnɪkɪn
kicking
ˈkɪkɪn
ladykin
ˈleɪdɪkɪn
lambrequin
ˈlæmbrɪkɪn
larrikin
ˈlærɪkɪn
manikin
ˈmænɪkɪn
mannequin
ˈmænɪkɪn
mannikin
ˈmænɪkɪn
minikin
ˈmɪnɪkɪn
pannikin
ˈpænɪkɪn
pickin
ˈpɪkɪn
ramekin
ˈræmɪkɪn
ramequin
ˈræmɪkɪn
spilikin
ˈspɪlɪkɪn
Zworykin
ˈzwɔːrɪkɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHICKEN

chickee
chicken breast
chicken drumstick
chicken feed
chicken fillet
chicken liver
chicken louse
chicken nuggets
chicken out
chicken run
chicken wire
chicken-breasted
chicken-fried
chicken-fried steak
chicken-hearted
chicken-heartedly
chicken-heartedness
chicken-livered
chickenpox
chickenshit

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHICKEN

awe-stricken
bricken
conscience-stricken
coronation chicken
Digby chicken
drucken
free-range chicken
grief-stricken
horror-stricken
like a headless chicken
mobile phone chicken
no chicken
panic-stricken
poverty-stricken
prairie chicken
quicken
sicken
spring chicken
stricken
terror-stricken
thicken

Synonyms and antonyms of chicken in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «chicken» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHICKEN

Find out the translation of chicken to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of chicken from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «chicken» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gallina
570 millions of speakers

English

chicken
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मुर्गा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

دَجَاجَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

курица
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

galinha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মুরগির মাংস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

poulet
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ayam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Huhn
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pitik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

con gà
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கோழி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिकन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tavuk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pollo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kurczak
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

курча
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pui de găină
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κοτόπουλο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hoender
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kyckling
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kylling
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of chicken

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHICKEN»

The term «chicken» is very widely used and occupies the 4.389 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHICKEN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about chicken

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10 QUOTES WITH «CHICKEN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word chicken.
1
Neal Barnard
Chicken fat, beef fat, fish fat, fried foods - these are the foods that fuel our fat genes by giving them raw materials for building body fat.
2
Mark Bittman
Thanks to farm subsidies, the fine collaboration between agribusiness and Congress, soy, corn and cattle became king. And chicken soon joined them on the throne. It was during this period that the cycle of dietary and planetary destruction began, the thing we're only realizing just now.
3
Lee Byung-hun
For 'The Rise of Cobra,' I was dieting more and using protein powder to help supplement my meals. For 'Retaliation,' however, I opted for more natural protein. I had a chicken breast and broccoli meal about five times every day. I also drank plenty of water and made sure I got enough rest.
4
S. Truett Cathy
I cook chicken for a living.
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S. Truett Cathy
Why did the chicken cross the road? To prove to the possum that it could be done.
6
Coolio
The average person on welfare can't afford fresh fruits and vegetables. But in my recipe, you're allowed to use vegetables out of the can, and that's OK. A lot of African Americans eat the same thing over and over, every night, either chicken or steak. And I had a lot of creative ideas and wanted to push people beyond that, but for no money.
7
Jamie Cullum
My grandmother on my father's side, a nightclub singer, was a Jewish refugee from Prussia who ended up in Jerusalem, where she met my grandfather - a British army officer. I remember as a child having bowls of chicken soup made by her. There were lots of interesting components, like feet and necks.
8
Paula Deen
You don't want to make a steady diet of just lettuce. You don't want to make a steady diet of fried chicken.
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Paula Deen
I know when you think about the South, you think about fried foods, but we eat a tremendous amount of vegetables. I have my own garden, so vegetables have always been a big part of my life. I love broccoli. I love fresh beets. It's not all about the fried chicken and the biscuits.
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Haylie Duff
I think the first thing you should learn is how to roast a chicken. Once you can roast a chicken, you can pretty much figure out anything else. And who doesn't like roasted chicken? It's a classic.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHICKEN»

Discover the use of chicken in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to chicken and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
50 Shades of Chicken
A wryly whimsical culinary parody of E. L. James' Fifty Shades trilogy combines epicurean double entendres, 50 chicken recipes and the story of a young free-range chicken who finds herself at the mercy of a kinky and dominating chef, in a ...
F. L. Fowler, 2012
2
Chicken
Introduces the mating, hatching, life cycle, eating, predators, and lifespan of chickens.
Angela Royston, 2009
3
Chicken
Visually and emotionally gripping.
Mike Batistick, 2008
4
Chicken
Elegant new chicken recipes for creative and stylish presentation. 40 color photographs.
James K. McNair, 1987
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Chicken
Chapters within this book include Soups, Starters, Snacks and Salads, Roasts and Bakes, Casseroles, Quick Chicken Dishes, Pies, Pastries and Terrines, Barbecues and Grills and Hot and Spicy Dishes.
Sue Ashworth, 2003
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The Hoboken Chicken Emergency
Arthur goes to pick up the turkey for Thanksgiving dinner but comes back with a 266-pound chicken.
Daniel Pinkwater, 2007
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories to Open the Heart and ...
Whether you’re discovering Chicken Soup for the first time or are a long time fan, this volume will inspire you to be a better person, reach for your highest potential, share your love, and embrace the world around you.
Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, 2012
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Chicken: The Dangerous Transformation of America's Favorite Food
From inside the chicken factory, a report on the real cost of chicken for farmers, workers, and consumers
Steve Striffler, 2007
9
Chicken Little
A father-and-daughter team presents a retelling of the classic story of Chicken Little, who has an acorn fall on his head and runs in a panic to his friends Henny Penny, Lucky Ducky, and Loosey Goosey, to tell them the sky is falling.
Rebecca Emberley, 2009
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels Among Us: 101 ...
In this book of 101 inspirational stories, contributors share their personal angel experiences of faith, miracles, and answered prayers, which will amaze and inspire you.
Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Amy Newmark, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHICKEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term chicken is used in the context of the following news items.
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We Tried Shake Shack's New Chicken Sandwich
The chicken is juicy, with a crust the flakes off in crunchy, greasy pieces — just the way you want a good piece of fried chicken to do. The bun is ... «TIME, Jul 15»
2
Want juicy grilled chicken?
But what about the humble boneless, skinless chicken breast? The staple of dinner tables all over most of the year, it doesn't get much attention ... «Hamilton Spectator, Jul 15»
3
Daikaya to double its presence in Chinatown with Bantam King, a …
This winter, they and fellow co-owner Yama Jewayni intend to open Bantam King, which will specialize in chicken ramen and Japanese fried ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
4
Finger lickin' fried chicken recipes
Whether it's prepared in a cast iron skillet, an oven or a brown paper bag, fried chicken is just about the best tasting meal you can get your ... «Fox News, Jul 15»
5
Is Pizza Chicken the Most Insane Thing KFC Has Ever Done?
According to KFC Hong Kong's website, the newest item on their menu is a "Pizza Chicken." What is a Pizza Chicken, you ask? It's unclear! «Cosmopolitan.com, Jul 15»
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County fair holding chicken-less chicken show this year
The fair is holding a chicken-less chicken show. The fair's barn normally filled with three tables and two cages on each side has not one live ... «KCCI Des Moines, Jul 15»
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Lawsuit aims to stop Jewish ritual that involves tossing, killing …
“Dead chickens, half dead chickens, chicken blood, chicken feathers, chicken urine, chicken feces, other toxins and garbage . . . consume the ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
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M1 in Northampton reopens after chicken offal lorry crash
Three lorries, one carrying chicken offal, a van and caravan crashed between J16 for Daventry and J18 for Rugby at about 22:40 BST on ... «BBC News, Jul 15»
9
This "Ghost Chicken" Story Is One of Science's Strangest Urban …
Today, we remember Francis Bacon mostly for his political and scientific contributions, but the people of Highgate remember him for something ... «io9, Jul 15»
10
Prison cook takes offence at chicken parmigiana criticism, victim left …
A prison fight over a chicken parmigiana that left one inmate with two broken eye sockets has landed the offender with more jail time. Matthew ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»

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