un·​chic | \ ˌən-ˈshēk How to pronounce unchic (audio) \

Definition of unchic

: not stylish or fashionable : not chic Huge and plain, the old lake steamers are decidedly unchic.Americana

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Recent Examples on the Web Emily Ratajkowski Makes the Case for Techy Earphones Tech accessories are often very unchic. Vogue, "Geek-Chic! Emily Ratajkowski Makes the Case for Techy Earphones," 3 Oct. 2019 Under other circumstances, this hour might have seemed unchic, even geriatric, but these were unusual circumstances indeed. Lesley M.m. Blume, Town & Country, "The Four Seasons's Last Nights Are the Ultimate New York Party," 15 July 2016

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First Known Use of unchic

1891, in the meaning defined above

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“Unchic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unchic. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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