chichi

noun
chi·​chi | \ ˈshē-(ˌ)shē How to pronounce chichi (audio) also ˈchē-(ˌ)chē\

Definition of chichi

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : frilly or elaborate ornamentation
3 : chic

chichi

adjective

Definition of chichi (Entry 2 of 2)

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

First Known Use of chichi

Noun

1908, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adjective

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for chichi

Noun

French

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chichi

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of chichi

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

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