Chic [sheek]

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.

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