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1Worthless or contemptible (used as a general term of deprecation)‘no more chickenshit excuses’contemptible, despicable, wretched, miserable, confounded, blithering, footling, infernal, damned, cursed, accursed, flamingView synonyms
- 1.1 Cowardly.
1A worthless or contemptible person.
- 1.1 Something worthless or petty.‘names are chickenshit; they didn't need any names’
- 1.1 Something worthless or petty.
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