chic [sheek] adjective, chic·er, chic·est.
1. attractive and fashionable; stylish: a chic hat. noun
2. style and elegance, especially in dress: Paris clothes have such chic.
3. stylishness; modishness: the chic of the firstnighters.
4. casual and understated style, as in dress or décor, that expresses a specified trendy lifestyle or activity: Black-rimmed glasses bring some geek chic to your outfit.
Origin:1855–60; < French < German Schick skill
Related formschic·ly, adverb, chic·ness, noun su·per·chic, adjective ul·tra·chic, adjective
Can be confused: chic, chick.
Synonyms:1. smart, elegant, modish.