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Sometimes you're afraid to fall in love with a chick, but she sucks you in anyway.
Sammy Hagar

Meaning of "chick" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CHICK

Short for chicken.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CHICK

chick  [tʃɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHICK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Chick is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHICK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Chick

A chick is a bird that has not yet reached adulthood. Chick or chicks may also refer to...

Definition of chick in the English dictionary

The first definition of chick in the dictionary is the young of a bird, esp of a domestic fowl. Other definition of chick is a girl or young woman, esp an attractive one. Chick is also a young child: used as a term of endearment.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHICK


apparatchik
ˌæpəˈrɑːtʃɪk
boychik
ˈbɔɪtʃɪk
chik
tʃɪk
dabchick
ˈdæbˌtʃɪk
fleishig
ˈfleɪʃɪk
fleishik
ˈfleɪʃɪk
midrashic
mɪdˈræʃɪk
tchick
tʃɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHICK

chick flick
chick lit
chickabiddies
chickabiddy
chickadee
chickaree
Chickasaw
chickee
chicken
chicken breast
chicken drumstick
chicken feed
chicken fillet
chicken liver
chicken louse
chicken nuggets
chicken out
chicken run
chicken wire

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHICK

a bit thick
Digby chick
Gothick
hick
lay it on thick
overthick
rock chick
superthick
the thick
thick
Trevithick

Synonyms and antonyms of chick in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «chick» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHICK

Find out the translation of chick to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of chick from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «chick» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

小鸡
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

polluelo
570 millions of speakers

English

chick
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लड़की
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كَتْكُوت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

цыпленок
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pintinho
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কুক্কুট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

poussin
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Anak ayam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Küken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ひよこ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

병아리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cah ayu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gà, chim con
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குஞ்சு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

civciv
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pulcino
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pisklę
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пташеня
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

puișor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

νεοσσός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

chick
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nykläckt kyckling
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fugleunge
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of chick

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHICK»

The term «chick» is very widely used and occupies the 6.161 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHICK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «chick» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «chick» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about chick

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10 QUOTES WITH «CHICK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word chick.
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Pat Benatar
Most chick singers say 'if you hurt me, I'll die'... I say, 'if you hurt me, I'll kick your ass.'
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Tia Carrere
I'm not really this rock'n'roll chick.
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Elisha Cuthbert
I don't ever want to be doing the same sort of thing, I never want to be typecast, because I have way too much to give to be sort of, to always be the hot chick in the movie.
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Lydia Davis
I never dream in French, but certain French words seem better or more fun than English words - like 'pois chiches' for chick peas!
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Grey DeLisle
Many thanks for all of the love and good wishes sent our way from my friends out there in cartoon land... the only place where a nine month pregnant woman can still play a hot goth chick in a belly shirt!
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Maureen Dowd
The guilty pleasure I miss most when I'm out slogging on the campaign trail is the chance to sprawl on the chaise and watch a vacuously spunky and generically sassy chick flick.
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Peter Farrelly
I always loved Kate Winslet, but after you meet her you really love her because she's a cool chick.
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Tana French
The thing about being a mystery writer, what marks a mystery writer out from a chick lit author or historical fiction writer, is that you always find a mystery in every situation.
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Sammy Hagar
Sometimes you're afraid to fall in love with a chick, but she sucks you in anyway.
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Kristen Johnston
But this show reminds me that there are other aspects to me besides the fact that I'm a funny chick.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHICK»

Discover the use of chick in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to chick and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Chick
Follow the life of a chick from it's birth until it is fully grown.
Angela Royston, 2004
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Project Chick II: What's Done in the Dark
After they discover that Indie, the man who raised them, had a hand in their father's death, twins Khalil and Hadji plot revenge and throw their mother Tressa's life into chaos.
Nikki Turner, 2013
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Chick Lit and Postfeminism
Stephanie Harzewski examines such best sellers as Bridget Jones’s Diary The Devil Wears Prada, and Sex and the City as urban appropriations of and departures from the narrative traditions of the novel of manners, the popular romance, and ...
Stephanie Harzewski, 2011
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Atlas of Chick Development
These wide-ranging updates make this book an essential resource for developmental biologists, geneticists, molecular biologists, poultry scientists, biochemists, immunologists, and other life scientists who use the chick embryo as their ...
Ruth Bellairs, Mark Osmond, 2014
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Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick
Infused with capers, car chases, heists, hits, henchmen, and even a bear fight, this story mixes romance, comedy, and tragedy in a true teen coming-of-age adventure—and it’s not over until it’s “au revoir.” This ebook includes a ...
Joe Schreiber, 2013
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Chick Lit: The New Woman's Fiction
First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Suzanne Ferriss, Mallory Young, 2013
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One Tough Chick
Can Annabelle remain an impartial judge without hurting anyone's feelings??? The trials and tribulations of middle school that make this series so relatable (and fun!) are back in full force in this fourth book.
Leslie Margolis, 2013
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Chick
congenial comedy...makes a gentle plea for the enduring worth of Homer, Dante, Shakespeare and the rest of the dear, derided DWMs as writers whose works illuminate everlasting problems of human life, even the lives of disgruntled feminists ...
David Grimm, 2009
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See Jane Write: A Girl's Guide to Writing Chick Lit
A guide to writing chick lit novels, including developing an idea, making the characters likeable, learning the basics of plotting, pacing, and conflict, and finding an agent.
Sarah Mlynowski, Farrin Jacobs, 2006
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Chick Flicks: Theories and Memories of the Feminist Film ...
Essays and autobiography from one of the pioneers of feminist film theory. "This collection of writings by B. Ruby Rich is sure to become a classic.
B. Ruby Rich, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHICK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term chick is used in the context of the following news items.
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Rare Harpy Eagle Chick Photographed in Peruvian Amazon
The harpy eagle chick feeding on what appears to be a monkey. Jeff Cremer / www.perunature.com. Related. bald-eagle-alaska-preserve-2. «Newsweek, Jul 15»
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Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock, Barbican, review: 'a marvel'
That was never going to be a danger with Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock. These two great pianists first toured together in 1978, when funk ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Shake Shack just launched a Chick-fil-A killer - and it looks amazing
By making the ChickenShack a permanent menu item, Shake Shack would be taking direct aim at Chick-fil-A, the leader in the fast-fast food ... «Businessinsider India, Jul 15»
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Chick-fil-A could open new Whitehall site by Black Friday
Chick-fil-A could open its newest Lehigh Valley location in time for the busiest shopping season of the year, Whitehall Township officials said ... «WFMZ Allentown, Jul 15»
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Coverage Begins On Chick Wing King Wingstop Post IPO
Coverage was initiated by several analysts on chicken wing purveyor Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING), following the end of its IPO quiet period. «Investor's Business Daily, Jul 15»
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Chick-fil-A ranked as America's favorite fast-food chain
Chick-fil-A's owner's opinions on gay marriage might put a bad taste in the mouths of many Americans, but when it comes to the fast-food ... «PhillyVoice.com, Jul 15»
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Austin Chick Files for Divorce From Morena Baccarin!
According to court documents obtained by E! News Monday, Chick filed for divorce from the Homeland actress on June 12 after three and a half ... «E! Online, Jul 15»
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National Fried Chicken Day 2015: Celebrate today with Chick-fil-A …
National Fried Chicken Day 2015: Celebrate today with Chick-fil-A, KFC, Popeyes and others. KFC fried chicken.jpg. This is a plate of Col. «AL.com, Jul 15»
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Huckabee Serves Food to Customers, Meets with Voters at Chick-fil-A
South Carolina – GOP presidential candidate Gov. Mike Huckabee rolled up his sleeves and served customers, as he mingled at a Chick-fil-A ... «Breitbart News, Jul 15»
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Mike Huckabee Celebrates National Fried Chicken Day at Chick-fil-A
Chick-fil-A also topped the American Customer Satisfaction Index list released last week as the number one ranked fast-food industry ... «Washington Free Beacon, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Chick [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/chick>. Oct 2019 ».
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