Chick meaning

chĭk
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A girl or young woman.
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A young woman.
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A child.
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(slang) A woman (especially one who is young and/or attractive).
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A young chicken.
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Any young bird.
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Intended for, or suited to the tastes of, young women.
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(zoology) A young bird.
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A young chicken.
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(obsolete) To sprout, as seed does in the ground; to vegetate.

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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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A child.
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Origin of chick

  • Middle English chike variant of chiken chicken chicken

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

  • 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