chic


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chic

fashionable, stylish; style and elegance, smart, modish: she looks so chic in that black dress
Not to be confused with:
cheek – either side of a face; nerve, audacity, gall, impudence: the kid has a lot of cheek
chick – young chicken or other bird; a child; a young pretty woman
sheik – a Muslim religious official; a leader of an Arab family, village, or tribe

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old-fashioned, shabby, out-of-date, unfashionable, naff (Brit.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 ?
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.
As for her dress, it was invariably rich, effective, and chic, yet in good taste.
Chic n' Honey, which has been a staple among the favorite meals of Mark Streigl, has a wide range of healthy foods that can feed a champions tummy.
It was impossible to detangle, but after a session at Cat Chic my cat came back looking smarter than ever.
According to Krisia Tan, general manager of Chic n Honey, Striegl embodies the brand's character.
Elmer Keith, father of the .44 Magnum cartridge, said, "Chic, make me one." After producing Keith's sharkskin lined holster, Gaylord swore he would never make another, as the sharkskin was difficult to work with and nearly impossible to mold.
Nile Rodgers and Chic will perform on Friday, July 12.
CHIC's rating reflects its strong capitalisation and good financial performance, offset by a less favourable business profile.
The 'Chic' collection set in 22 carat gold has been designed to reflect the identity of the contemporary woman and comes in a set which includes necklaces, earrings, finger rings and bracelet.
The group, now formally called Nile Rodgers & Chic, announced that it is readying an album appropriately called "It's About Time," with a cover featuring two models that mirrors the original "Chic" album from 1977.