Sunday, 27 April 2014

Chick - A Bird, Young Bird, Or Child


Noun. Plural chicks, (dialectical) chicken. Middle English.
[Abbreviation of CHICKEN noun.]

1 A child. archaic. ME

2 A chicken; a young bird, especially before or just after hatching. LME

3 A young woman. slang. E20

In Combination:
chick flick, chick lit colloquial (chiefly derogatory) a film, literature, which is perceived or market as appealing to young women.

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