Chicken vs Drumstick - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between chicken and drumstick
is that chicken
is (countable) a domestic fowl, gallus gallus
, especially when young while drumstick
is a stick used to play drums.
As a adjective chicken
As a verb chicken
is to avoid as a result of fear.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(countable) A domestic fowl, Gallus gallus , especially when young
(uncountable) The meat from this bird eaten as food.
(countable, slang) A coward.
(countable, gay slang) A young, attractive, slim man, usually having little body hair. Compare chickenhawk
(countable, slang) A young or inexperienced person.
* 1887 , Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet , III:
* Jonathan Swift
- "This case will make a stir, sir," he remarked. "It beats anything I have seen, and I am no chicken ."
A confrontational game in which the participants move toward each other at high speed (usually in automobiles); the player who turns first to avoid colliding into the other is the chicken (, the loser.)
- Stella is no chicken .
The game of dare.
- Don't play chicken with a freight train; you're guaranteed to lose.
* (bird) cock (male only), chook , hen (female only), rooster (male only)
* (young inexperienced person) spring chicken
* See also
* chicken and egg
* chicken feed
* chicken fillet
* chicken Kiev
* chicken salt
* like a chicken with its head cut off
* like a chicken with the pip
* play chicken
* run around like a chicken with its head cut off
* spring chicken
To avoid as a result of fear.
To develop physical or other characteristics resembling a chicken's, for example, bumps on the skin.
* chicken out
* chicken legs
A stick used to play drums.
The second joint of the leg bone of a chicken or other fowl, as meat.
(India) The moringa or drumstick tree, Moringa oleifera , especially its slender, cylindrical pods.
* (chicken) chicken leg
* (chicken) chicken thigh, thigh