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chic

 (shēk)
adj. chic·er, chic·est
1. Conforming to the current fashion; stylish: chic clothes; a chic boutique.
2. Adopting or setting current fashions and styles; sophisticated: chic, well-dressed young executives. See Synonyms at fashionable.
n.
1. The quality or state of being stylish; fashionableness.
2. Sophistication in dress and manner; elegance.

[French, probably from German Schick, skill, fitness, elegance, from Middle High German (sich) schicken, to outfit (oneself), fit in.]

chic′ly adv.
chic′ness n.

chic

(ʃiːk; ʃɪk)
adj
(esp of fashionable clothes, women, etc) stylish or elegant
n
1. stylishness, esp in dress; modishness; fashionable good taste
2. any of various fashion movements based on a particular lifestyle: radical chic; geek chic.
[C19: from French, of uncertain origin]
ˈchicly adv

chic

(ʃik)

adj. -er, -est,
n. adj.
1. attractive and fashionable; stylish.
n.
2. style and elegance, esp. in dress.
[1855–60; < French < German Schick skill]
chic′ly, adv.
chic′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chic - elegance by virtue of being fashionablechic - elegance by virtue of being fashionable
elegance - a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste; "she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility"
dapperness, jauntiness, nattiness, rakishness - stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance
Adj.1.chic - elegant and stylishchic - elegant and stylish; "chic elegance"; "a smart new dress"; "a suit of voguish cut"
stylish, fashionable - having elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress; "a little less posh but every bit as stylish as Lord Peter Wimsey"; "the stylish resort of Gstadd"

chic

adjective stylish, smart, elegant, fashionable, trendy (Brit. informal), up-to-date, new, modish, du jour (French), à la mode, voguish (informal), culty, hip (slang) Her gown was French and very chic. the chic place to be seen around town
old-fashioned, shabby, out-of-date, unfashionable, naff (Brit. slang), outmoded, passé, inelegant, unhip (slang)

chic

adjective
Being or in accordance with the current fashion:
Informal: classy, in, sharp, snappy, swish, tony, trendy.
Slang: with-it.
Translations
أنيق
elegantníšik
chicfikssmart
eleganttityylikäs
sikkessikk
tískulegur, smart
elegantiškasprašmatnus
elegants

chic

[ʃiːk]
A. ADJelegante
B. Nchic m, elegancia f

chic

[ˈʃiːk ˈʃɪk] adjchic inv, élégant(e)

chic

adj (+er)chic, schick, elegant
nSchick m, → Chic m

chic

[ʃiːk] adjchic inv, elegante

chic

(ʃiːk) adjective
stylish. She looks very chic.
References in classic literature ?
As for her dress, it was invariably rich, effective, and chic, yet in good taste.
Vassenka Veslovsky had had no notion before that it was truly chic for a sportsman to be in tatters, but to have his shooting outfit of the best quality.
DOUBLE ACT: Chic and Maidie in their variety heyday LEGEND: Maidie in 1989
Created some 20 years ago by Rachel Ashwell, Shabby Chic started an entire design craze, best known for white, overstuffed and slipcovered sofas matched up with whitewashed furniture that had a certain vintage charm.
Chic, who was sent off 17 times in a colourful career which saw him hit the headlines on both the front and back pages, has become a man on a mercy mission.
G Spa & Lounge, inside the Hotel Gansevoort at 18 Ninth Avenue, is a super spa by day and chic club by night.
Rosenberg, Soleil Chic was tested by an independent lab and endorsed by dermatologists, rheumatologists, plastic surgeons and professors of neurobiology.
Montgomery was unavailable for comment, but according to company materials, Chic Eco specializes in assisting organizations with everything from developing mailing lists and websites with green themes to creating marketing plans.
With her dream in mind, Le Chic opened the door in April 1999.
Known for their song Le Freak ( which if you can't dance to, you should check your pulse because you may be clinically dead ( Chic were the disco band who outgrew their narrow roots to dominate the music scene of the 80s.
However, Chic suffered a setback a week ago when she was kicked by another horse from Sir Michael Stoute's team and those plans had to be shelved.
Try to keep up, Bill, because I'm telling: Finally, in 2004, television--the cash cow of media--has found a way to harness lesbian chic in a new show about life, love, laughter, and a lot of beautifully shot sex scenes.