HyperDic: white-livered

English > 1 sense of the word white-livered:
ADJECTIVEallwhite-livered, chicken, chickenhearted, lily-livered, yellow, yellow-belliedeasily frightened
English > white-livered: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningeasily frightened.
Synonymschicken, chickenhearted, lily-livered, yellow, yellow-bellied
Broadercowardly, fearfullacking courage
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishcobarde, gallina, miedoso, temeroso
Catalancagat, covard, gallina, poruc

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