Definitions

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  • noun A boy or young man.

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  • noun Term of endearment for a young boy, or a young man.
  • noun Term of endearment for any special male with whom you are familiar.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[boy + Eastern Yiddish -chik, diminutive suffix (from Slavic).]

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From boy + Yiddish טשיק (chik, "endearing suffix")

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  • Term of endearment for a young man.

    April 6, 2009