Something that's chic is fashionable or stylish. If you see a chic outfit in the window of a chic boutique, you might imagine that buying it will make you as chic as a fashion model.

Chic can also be used as an noun to mean a specific type of stylishness or coolness, like a downtown urban chic (skinny jeans, perhaps), or nerdy chic (big glasses). Chic is a French word, so remember, whether it's an adjective or a noun, to pronounce it as “sheek” and not “chick,” so you can sound as chic as you look!

Definitions of chic

adj elegant and stylish

chic elegance”
smart, voguish
fashionable, stylish
having elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress

n elegance by virtue of being fashionable

chichi, chicness, last word, modishness, smartness, stylishness, swank
dapperness, jauntiness, nattiness, rakishness
stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance
Type of:
a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste

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