chicken out

Definitions of chicken out
1

v remove oneself from an obligation

Synonyms:
back down, back off, bow out, pull out
get out, pull out
move out or away
Types:
resile
pull out from an agreement, contract, statement, etc.
Type of:
retire, withdraw
lose interest

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