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chick

 (chĭk)
n.
1.
a. A young chicken.
b. One of the young of any bird.
2. A child.
3. Often Offensive A girl or young woman.

[Middle English chike, variant of chiken, chicken; see chicken.]

chick

(tʃɪk)
n
1. (Animals) the young of a bird, esp of a domestic fowl
2. slang a girl or young woman, esp an attractive one
3. a young child: used as a term of endearment
[C14: short for chicken]

chick

(tʃɪk)

n.
1. a young chicken or other bird.
2. a child.
3. Slang: Usually Offensive. a young woman.
[1275–1325; Middle English chike, variant of chiken chicken]
usage: Definition 3 is usually perceived as insulting.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chick - young bird especially of domestic fowlchick - young bird especially of domestic fowl
young bird - a bird that is still young
Gallus gallus, chicken - a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
2.chick - informal terms for a (young) womanchick - informal terms for a (young) woman  
fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman - a young woman; "a young lady of 18"
Translations
صوصفرخكَتْكُوتموزْة
ptáčeptačí mláděkočkakuře
fugleungekyllingpigebarnungfugl
kananpoikalinnunpoikatiputypykkätytsy
pilepilence
csibekiscsirke
fuglsungi
ヒヨコヒナ
병아리
paukščiukasviščiukas
cālisputnēns
pintainhopintinhopintofilhote de avefranguinha
vtáča
piščančekptiček
fågelungenykläckt kycklingtjej
ลูกไก่ ลูกนก
civcivyavru kuş
gà, chim con

chick

[tʃɪk] N
1. (= baby bird) → pajarito m; (= baby hen) → pollito m, polluelo m
2. (= woman) → chica f, chavala f (Sp)

chick

[ˈtʃɪk] n
(= bird) → poussin m
a hen and her chicks → une poule et ses poussins
(= girl) → nana f

chick

n
(of chicken)Küken nt; (= young bird)Junge(s) nt
(inf: = child) → Kleine(s) nt
(inf: = girl) → Mieze f (inf); she’s some chicksie ist nicht ohne (inf)

chick

:
chick flick
n (inf)Frauenfilm m, → Schnulze f (inf pej)
chick lit
n (inf)Frauenroman m, → Frauenbuch nt
chickpea
nKichererbse f
chickweed
nSternmiere f

chick

[tʃɪk] n (baby bird) → piccolo (di volatile), uccellino; (baby hen) → pulcino (fam) → pollastrella

chick

(tʃik) noun
a baby bird. One of the chicks fell out of the blackbird's nest.

chick

كَتْكُوت ptáče kylling Küken νεοσσός pollito, polluelo kananpoika poussin pilence pulcino ひよこ 병아리 kuikentje fugleunge pisklę pintainho, pintinho цыпленок nykläckt kyckling ลูกไก่ ลูกนก civciv gà, chim con 小鸡
References in classic literature ?
But the poor young ravens lay upon the ground, flapping their wings, and crying: 'Oh, what helpless chicks we are
The rotten bark gave way under his feet, and with a despairing yelp he pitched down the rounded crescent, smashed through the leafage and stalks of a small bush, and in the heart of the bush, on the ground, fetched up in the midst of seven ptarmigan chicks.
But if there be a whole nest of you hatching here by the waterside, cluck out the other chicks and I'll make shift to fight them all.
The rooms wherein dozens of infants had wailed at their nursing now resounded with the tapping of nascent chicks.
Afterward, she went to see Billina's fast-growing family of chicks.
Let me see; that's about seven thousand chicks she has hatched out; isn't it, General?
I've hatched out ten of the loveliest chicks you ever saw.
Again came the call: "Here, chick, chick, chick, chick, chick
But in place of the white and the yolk of the egg, a little yellow Chick, fluffy and gay and smiling, escaped from it.
The wrath and curse of God fall upon you, woman without pity, who have slain mine innocent grandchild and made desolate this old heart that had nor chick, nor friend nor stay nor comfort in all this world but him
I'm getting old, Cornelia,' he said, `and I've no chick or child of my own.
Whether Young Smallweed (metaphorically called Small and eke Chick Weed, as it were jocularly to express a fledgling) was ever a boy is much doubted in Lincoln's Inn.