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1chichi

noun chi·chi \ˈshē-(ˌ)shē also ˈchē-(ˌ)chē\

Definition of CHICHI

1
:  frilly or elaborate ornamentation
3
:  chic
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Origin of CHICHI

French
First Known Use: 1908

2chichi

adjective

: fashionable or showy especially in a way that is meant to impress people or to attract attention

Full Definition of CHICHI

1
:  elaborately ornamented :  showy, frilly <a chichi dress>
2
:  arty, precious <chichi poetry>
3
:  chic, fashionable <a chichi nightclub>

First Known Use of CHICHI

1926

Rhymes with CHICHI

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