[chik-uh n-shit] /ˈtʃɪk ənˌʃɪt/ Slang: Vulgar.

boring or annoying details or unimportant tasks.
obsessed with petty details.
menial or petty.
cowardly or fainthearted.

1947 (n.) “contemptible cowardly person;” 1948 (adj.); from chicken + shit (n.).


[late 1940s+ & Korean War armed forces; fr a corruption of Japanese chisai chichi, ”little breasts”]


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