Meaning of chickenshit

chick•en•shit

Pronunciation: (chik'un-shit"), [key]
— Slang (vulgar) Slang (vulgar).
—n.
  1. boring or annoying details or unimportant tasks.
—adj.
  1. obsessed with petty details.
  2. menial or petty.
  3. cowardly or fainthearted.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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