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chichi

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

Definition of chichi

  1. 1 :  frilly or elaborate ornamentation

  2. 2 :  affectation, preciosity

  3. 3 :  chic

Origin and Etymology of chichi

French


First Known Use: 1908


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chichi

adjective chi·chi

Definition of chichi

  1. 1 :  elaborately ornamented :  showy, frilly <a chichi dress>

  2. 2 :  arty, precious <chichi poetry>

  3. 3 :  chic, fashionable <a chichi nightclub>

1926

First Known Use of chichi

1926


CHICHI Defined for English Language Learners


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chichi

adjective chi·chi

Definition of chichi for English Language Learners

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


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