Meaning of hen

hen

Pronunciation: (hen), [key]
— n.
  1. the female of the domestic fowl.
  2. the female of any bird, esp. of a gallinaceous bird.
  3. . a woman, esp. a busybody or gossip.
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  • hen (Thesaurus)