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 Dictionary entry overview: What does chic mean? 

CHIC (noun)
  The noun CHIC has 1 sense:

1. elegance by virtue of being fashionable

  Familiarity information: CHIC used as a noun is very rare.

CHIC (adjective)
  The adjective CHIC has 1 sense:

1. elegant and stylish

  Familiarity information: CHIC used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CHIC (noun)

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Elegance by virtue of being fashionable

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


chic; chicness; swank; modishness; stylishness; chichi; smartness; last word

Hypernyms ("chic" is a kind of...):

elegance (a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "chic"):

dapperness; jauntiness; nattiness; rakishness (stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance)

CHIC (adjective)

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Elegant and stylish


chic; voguish; smart

Context examples:

chic elegance / a smart new dress / a suit of voguish cut


fashionable; stylish (having elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress)

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