Chick Definition

chĭk
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noun
chicks
A young chicken.
Webster's New World
Any young bird.
Webster's New World
A child.
Webster's New World
A young woman.
Webster's New World
The definition of a chick is a baby bird or is slang for a young woman.
An example of a chick is a newborn chicken.
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adjective
Intended for, or suited to the tastes of, young women.
Webster's New World
verb

(obsolete) To sprout, as seed does in the ground; to vegetate.

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Other Word Forms of Chick

Noun

Singular:
chick
Plural:
chicks

Origin of Chick

  • From Middle English chike, variation of chiken (“chicken”), from Old English ċicen, cycen (“chicken”). Sense of "young woman" first attested in Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis (1927) . More at chicken.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English chike variant of chiken chicken chicken

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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