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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old-fashioned, shabby, out-of-date, unfashionable, naff (Brit.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.
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