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Dictionary Definition

chick

Noun

1 young bird especially of domestic fowl [syn: biddy]
2 informal terms for a (young) woman [syn: dame, doll, wench, skirt, bird]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

Abbreviation of chicken.

Pronunciation

  • /ʧɪk/
  • Rhymes: -ɪk

Noun

  1. A young bird.
  2. A young chicken.
  3. A young (especially attractive) woman.
    Three cool chicks / Are walking down the street / Swinging their hips — song "Three Cool Cats" by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
  4. A woman.

Translations

young bird
young chicken
young woman

Extensive Definition

Chick may refer to one of these topics: In falconry, chick may mean:
Chick could also be a reference to one of the following:
Chick appears in these other article titles, but would not by itself ever be a reference to these topics:
chick in German: Chick
chick in French: Chick
chick in Japanese: ひよこ

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Bantam, Jane, angel, avifauna, babe, baby, baby bird, baby-doll, banty, barn-door fowl, barnyard fowl, biddy, bird, bird of Jove, bird of Juno, bird of Minerva, bird of night, bird of passage, bird of prey, birdie, birdlife, birdling, birdy, bitch, broad, broiler, brooder, broody hen, bud, buttercup, cage bird, calf, capon, catling, chanticleer, cherub, chickabiddy, chicken, chickling, chicky, cock, cockerel, colleen, colt, cub, cutie, cygnet, dame, damoiselle, damsel, darling, dear, deary, demoiselle, diving bird, dogie, doll, domestic fowl, dove, drake, duck, duckling, dunghill fowl, eagle, eaglet, fawn, filly, fish-eating bird, fledgling, flightless bird, foal, fowl, frail, fruit-eating bird, fryer, fulmar, gal, game bird, game fowl, gander, girl, girlie, gobbler, goose, gosling, guinea cock, guinea fowl, guinea hen, heifer, hen, hen turkey, hon, honey, honey bunch, honey child, hoyden, insect-eating bird, jeune fille, jill, junior miss, juvenile, kid, kit, kitten, lady friend, lamb, lambkin, lass, lassie, litter, little missy, love, lover, mademoiselle, maid, maiden, migrant, migratory bird, minx, miss, missy, moppet, mouse, nest, nestling, nipper, nymphet, oscine bird, owl, partlet, passerine bird, peacock, peafowl, peahen, perching bird, pet, petkins, piece, pigeon, piglet, pigling, polliwog, poulard, poult, poultry, precious, precious heart, pullet, pup, puppy, ratite, roaster, romp, rooster, schoolgirl, schoolmaid, schoolmiss, sea bird, seed-eating bird, setting hen, shoat, shore bird, skirt, slip, snookums, songbird, spring chicken, squab, stewing chicken, storm petrel, stormy petrel, subdeb, subdebutante, subteen, subteener, sugar, swan, sweet, sweetheart, sweetie, sweetkins, sweets, tadpole, teenybopper, tom, tom turkey, tomato, tomboy, turkey, turkey gobbler, turkey-cock, virgin, wading bird, warbler, water bird, waterfowl, weaner, wench, whelp, wildfowl, yeanling, young creature, young thing, youngling, youngster
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