February 27, 2013 by Angela Boothroyd
If you chicken out of something you decide not to do it because you are afraid.
Examples of use:
1. He chickened out of the parachute jump.
2. She chickened out of asking Michael to the college prom.
3. I would like to visit my brother in Australia but I’m afraid of flying so I keep chickening out.
4. Did you ask her out on a date?
No, I chickened out!
Similar expressions to I chickened out:
I lost my nerve.
I got cold feet.
||chicken out and chickens out|
Have you ever felt like chickening out of something?
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