chicken hawk definition

  • noun:
    • some of different hawks that prey on or possess trustworthiness of preying on birds.
    • casual an individual who favors military force or action to undertake a foreign plan but never supported in the army.
    • Vulgar Slang a guy whom seeks completely young men or teenage boys as his sexual lovers.
    • Any of the us hawk species (Cooper's hawk, sharp-shinned hawk and red-tailed hawk), or counterparts somewhere else, mistakenly believed to be pests.
    • a grownup male preferring more youthful male sexual partners.
    • An advocate of war or army activity that is preventing individual military service, or avoided it in the past.
    • nontechnical term for hawks believed to prey on poultry

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