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Definition of "chick" []

  • A young chicken. (noun)
  • The young of any bird. (noun)
  • A child. (noun)
  • Slang A girl or young woman. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chick" in a sentence
  • "The term chick lit is "detrimental," but not because the literature is bad or hurtful, but because commercial literature by and for women continues to be seen as less substantial than its "male" counterpart."
  • "The closest thing to interesting that SJP said is that she hates the term chick flicks, and that Sex and the City is a movie for men and women."
  • "So as I'm reading this piece I can't help but think that we are now moving back into a climate like the late 80s (remember the films of John Cusack and Kevin Costner at that time) where the romantic comedies (before the term chick flicks was coined) will again be starring men."