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A common domesticated fowl (Gallus domesticus) widely raised for meat and eggs and believed to be descended from the jungle fowl G. gallus.
(Slang) A man or youth considered as like a child in lacking strength, courage, etc.; sissy
One who worries excessively and needlessly.
(Slang) A person regarded as weak, ineffectual, overly sensitive, etc.; wimp
Find another word for nervous-nellie. In this page you can discover 9 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for nervous-nellie, like: a bundle of nerves, chicken, fraidy-cat, nervous wreck, pantywaist, wimp, worrier, worrywart and wuss.