Pigeon-hearted Pi"geon-heart`ed, a. Timid; easily frightened; chicken-hearted. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

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  • pigeon-hearted — [pij′ənhärt΄id] adj. cowardly or timid …   English World dictionary

  • pigeon-hearted — a. Timid, timorous, cowardly, soft, gentle, pigeon livered …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • pigeon-hearted — /pij euhn hahr tid/, adj. timid; meek. [1615 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • pigeon-hearted — adjective timid; cowardly …   English new terms dictionary

  • pigeon-hearted — /ˈpɪdʒən hatəd/ (say pijuhn hahtuhd) adjective timid; meek …   Australian English dictionary

  • pigeon-hearted — /pij euhn hahr tid/, adj. timid; meek. [1615 25] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pigeon-livered — Pi geon liv ered, a. Pigeon hearted. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pigeon — 1. n. 1 any of several large usu. grey and white birds of the family Columbidae, esp. Columba livia, often domesticated and bred and trained to carry messages etc.; a dove (cf. rock pigeon). 2 a person easily swindled; a simpleton. Phrases and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cowardice — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Excess of fear. < N PARAG:Cowardice >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 cowardice cowardice pusillanimity Sgm: N 1 cowardliness cowardliness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 timidity timidity effeminacy GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • yellow — adj 1. golden, gold, aureate, aurific, gilt; honey, xanthous, xanthic, butter, gambogian, quince yellow, zinc yellow, primrose; saffron, daffodil, topaz, banana, jonquil, cadmium yellow, canary yellow; lemon, citron, lutescent, luteous; tawny,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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