- (countable) A chicken is a bird that farmers raise for meat and eggs.
- My father went out back, caught a chicken, cut off its head, and cleaned it for dinner.
- (uncountable) Chicken is the meat of a chicken.
- They make a very tasty fried chicken dish here that comes with vegetables and potatoes.
- (slang) Someone who is afraid to do something is chicken.
- You won't jump your bike because you're chicken.