chichi


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chi·chi

 (shē′shē)
adj. chi·chi·er, chi·chi·est
Ostentatiously stylish; deliberately chic.
n.
Ostentatious stylishness.

[French.]

chichi

(ˈʃiːˌʃiː)
adj
affectedly pretty or stylish
n
the quality of being affectedly pretty or stylish
[C20: from French]

chichi

(ˈtʃiːˌtʃiː)
(formerly, in India) n, pl chichis
(Peoples)
a. a person of mixed British and Indian descent; Anglo-Indian
b. (as modifier): a chichi accent.
[C18: perhaps from Hindi chhī-chhī, literally: dirt, or perhaps imitative of their supposed singsong speech]

chi•chi

(ˈʃiˌʃi)

adj., n., pl. -chis. adj.
1. pretentiously elegant or trendy; ostentatious.
2. fashionable; smart.
n.
3. a chichi person or thing.
4. chichi quality.
[1905–10; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chichi - someone who dresses in a trendy fashionable way
dresser - a person who dresses in a particular way; "she's an elegant dresser"; "he's a meticulous dresser"
2.chichi - elegance by virtue of being fashionablechichi - 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.chichi - affectedly trendy and fashionable
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"
Translations

chichi

[ˈʃiːʃiː] ADJafectado, cursi

chichi

adj (inf)todschick (inf), → auf schön gemacht (inf); dress etcverspielt, niedlich
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