American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Ostentatiously stylish; deliberately chic.
- n. Ostentatious stylishness.
- n. someone who dresses in a trendy fashionable way
- adj. affectedly trendy and fashionable
- n. elegance by virtue of being fashionable
- From French chichi (Wiktionary)
- French. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I enjoyed Gere as Irving, along with Alfred Molina as Irving’s perpetually nervous assistant and Hope Davis as his editor (although I found it unnerving that Davis, dolled up in chichi makeup and hairstyle, looks exactly like Flo — that annoying Progressive Insurance chick!).”
“I've always wanted to sort of poke fun at the symbol of the white box in Chelsea," he said, referring to the chichi galleries typical of the area.”
“The festive event is held at the embassy for the second time since last year, with drink of "chichi", a pink colored beverage made from corn and gifts such as "matraga", a toy noisemaker and Nicaraguan delicacies like "manjal", a cinnamon flavored milk pudding - a joyful experience of the country's culture and history.”
“- "chichi," on a parody of Leonardo Da Vinci's The Last Supper featuring cartoon characters”
“The chichi Fairmont (411 University St.) up the street, meanwhile, has cheap drink and food specials and “endless cheese” and “endless starters” for $12 each.”
“People were afraid it would become another chichi winery.”
“And with the new City Center development and the chichi Cosmopolitan Las Vegas hotel, there's never been a better time to go.”
“Soon, though, the sun emerged, making London's streets shine like titanium and warming my walk from Gagosian's gallery in chichi Mayfair to the location in a grittier area near King's Cross.”
“Number Fifteen B&B 0114-327 6875, numberfifteensheffield.co.uk, by the botanical gardens in the city's chichi Westside, has comfortable doubles from £68 B&B.”
“The unhurt put candid, in its chichi quieten, is a youngster of the 20th century”
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"Spanish náhuatl, from Nahuatl, that which pleases the ear, from nahua-, audible, intelligent, clear."
- etymology from The American Heritage Dictionary
Words that pertain to style in some way, shape or form.
A list of words that WWF recognizes as valid - most are unusual words; some are simply high-scoring.
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Interesting words worth @ least 15 points.
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All of these were added to my general list before I realized that I have way too much French in my vocabulary.
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