Chicken Little

Chicken Little
noun Etymology: from the fable in which a chick attempts to warn other barnyard animals that the sky is falling after she is struck on the head by a chance falling object Date: 1895 one who warns of or predicts calamity especially without justification

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  • Chicken Little — Chicken Lit|tle a story for children in which a chicken called Chicken Little thinks that the sky is falling and persuades many other animal friends that great danger is coming …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Chicken Little — Chicken ,Little noun count AMERICAN someone who always thinks something bad is going to happen …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Chicken Little — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Chicken Little (court métrage, 1943). Chicken Little Données clés Titre québécois Petit Poulet Titre original Chicken Little Réalisation …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chicken Little — The name Chicken Little may refer to:* The Sky Is Falling (fable), a fable also known as Chicken Little or Chicken Licken after the main character ** Chicken Little (1943 film), American short film based on the fable ** Chicken Little (2005 film) …   Wikipedia

  • Chicken Little — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Himmel und Huhn Originaltitel: Chicken Little Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 2005 Länge: 81 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chicken Little — a person who constantly warns that a calamity is imminent; a vociferous pessimist: The Chicken Littles are warning that the stock market will collapse. [from a character in nursery tales (also known as Henny Penny, Chicken Diddle, or Chicken… …   Universalium

  • Chicken Little — noun a) A children’s fable about a hen who, in the classical version, believes the sky is falling after an acorn hits her head, journeys to inform the King, and is finally eaten by Foxy Loxy. Also known by other names including The Sky is Falling …   Wiktionary

  • Chicken Little — noun a fictional character who was hit on the head with an acorn and believed that the sky was falling • Instance Hypernyms: ↑fictional character, ↑fictitious character, ↑character …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chicken Little (2005 film) — Chicken Little Promotional poster Directed by Mark Dindal Produced by Randy Fullmer …   Wikipedia

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