Chicken Little definition

  • noun:
    • A confirmed pessimist, particularly a person who alerts of impending catastrophe.
    • a fictional personality who was simply hit on head with an acorn and believed that the sky ended up being falling
  • proper-noun:
    • A children’s fable about a hen which, into the traditional version, thinks the sky is dropping after an acorn hits the woman head, journeys to share with the King, and is eventually eaten by Foxy Loxy. Also known by various other names including The Sky is Falling.
    • the primary character inside story, a hysterical hen, instead called Chicken Licken under an unusual title.
    • By expansion, a person who panics on slightest provocation.

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