Also called hen hawk. (not used scientifically) any of various hawks said to prey on poultry.
Slang. an older man who seeks out young boys as sexual partners.
type of hawk that is believed to prey on domestic fowl, 1802, American English. Figuratively, from the secondary senses of both words, “public person who advocates war but who declined significant opportunity to serve in uniform during wartime,” at least 1988, American English. From chicken (n.) + hawk (n.).
noun n,n phr A crack-addicted woman who prostitutes herself for narcotics: someone who would trade her body for crack, in street lingo, a chicken head
- Chicken head
graphics, abuse The Commodore Business Machines logo, which strongly resembles a poultry part. Rendered in ASCII as “C=”. With the arguable exception of the Amiga, Commodore’s computers are notoriously crocky little bitty boxes (see also PETSCII). Thus, this usage may owe something to Philip K. Dick’s novel “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” (the basis […]
noun A coward
[chik-uh n-hahr-tid] /ˈtʃɪk ənˈhɑr tɪd/ adjective, Informal. 1. timid; fearful; cowardly. adjective 1. easily frightened; cowardly adjective