Chicken Little love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A confirmed pessimist, particularly one who warns of impending disaster.

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  • proper noun 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.
  • proper noun The main character in this story, a hysterical hen, alternatively named Chicken Licken under a different title.
  • proper noun By extension, one who panics at the slightest provocation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a fictional character who was hit on the head with an acorn and believed that the sky was falling

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After a character in a story who is hit on the head by an acorn and believes the sky is falling.]

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