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chick

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noun \ˈchik\

Simple Definition of chick

  • : a baby bird; especially : a baby chicken

  • : a woman or girl

Full Definition of chick

  1. 1 a :  a domestic chicken; especially :  one newly hatched b :  the young of any bird

  2. 2 :  child

  3. 3 slang :  girl, woman

Examples of chick

  1. a mother hen and her chicks

  2. <those innocent little chicks can scarcely imagine what life has in store for them>



Origin of chick

Middle English chyke, alteration of chiken


First Known Use: 15th century



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