chick flick

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chick flick

n. Informal
A film intended to appeal primarily to women, especially one that emphasizes human relationships and emotions rather than action or adventure.

chick flick

n
1. (Film) informal derogatory a film aimed at or appealing to women
2. (Broadcasting) informal derogatory a film aimed at or appealing to women
[C20: from chick (sense 2) + flick2]
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Chick flicks will now cut a love scene at the first "Hello.
and sobbed into their bunting can escape to a world of chick flicks.
Since coming out and admitting it to myself, I've also become addicted to checking out trailers for forthcoming chick flicks.
Melbourne, June 11 (ANI): The pain of breaking-up can now be wiped away with just a visit to the Hilton Hotel in Australia, which offers singles a pamper package that includes 1kg of chocolate, chick flicks and ice-cream.
Because there is sometimes very little suspense or surprise in chick flicks or chick lit, the films or books manifest the creation, deferment and realisation of hope in utterly predictable--and comforting--ways.
It is probably the ultimate chick flick, and as with the majority of chick flicks, if you aren't already into trite emotional manipulation this will do little to change your mind.
It's easily the most anticipated movie of the summer and no matter what the boys say, they'll probably be happy to be dragged to this mother of all chick flicks come the end of May.
One of the ultimate chick flicks is screened on Sunday on Five, followed by the documentary Seriously Dirty Dancing.
Chick flicks have been both championed and vilified by women and men, scholars and popular audiences.
com has published its list of ``The 10 Worst Chick Flicks of All Time.
com has published its list of the "10 Worst Chick Flicks of All Time.