Definition of 'chic'
Example sentences containing 'chic'
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The rooms are chic and airy with whitewashed walls. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our city is chic, stylish and you can breathe freely here. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The worst the critics had to say was that it was too chic and too French. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her hair is tousled and down today, and she is dressed in a chic white shirt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Labour has become a party that does not know what it stands for, aside from radical chic posturing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The revamped hotel has 75 rooms, six suites and a chic restaurant. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The four-bedroom villa sleeps eight and has chic interiors, as well as an infinity pool. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The villa sleeps four, and has chic interiors, landscaped gardens and great views across to the sea. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It ties in with the trend for a more tailored, formal style in our homes, a possible backlash against shabby chic. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This chic and affordable veiled hat is the hottest style for summer. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This silky vest and slinky shorts are a chic style solution for getting active. The Sun (2009)The pub has a handful of chic rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is also a small spa and a chic restaurant. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Here medieval marbled palaces and baroque churches contrast splendidly with chic cafes and boutiques. The Sun (2012)The chic geek now sports trendy hair and a string of beads. The Sun (2008)Its sleek grey exterior opens on to chic minimalist interiors with splashes of colour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The wealthy foreigners who like this part of town are not impressed by shabby chic. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The front rooms and chic restaurant offer fine views of the cathedral. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Others may prefer to be within an easy stroll of chic boutiques and restaurants. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Chic boutiques amble after cute cafes and bars. The Sun (2014)She has been splashing the cash as part of her drive to reinvent herself as a chic designer clothes horse. The Sun (2009)It looks promisingly chic and stylish. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Is geek chic officially cool now? The Sun (2016)On the contrary, my continued smoking has more to do with conservatism than radical chic. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This contemporary, chic new hotel has oodles of style yet is relaxed and welcoming. The Sun (2015)The interior is a typically chic French affair but with more room for drive and passengers. The Sun (2007)It was terribly chic and elegant, and seemed to cause minimal hurt. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She wants to look chic and well dressed, but not flamboyant. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Probably not, according to the two beacons of both chic and style in this issue. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is a restaurant that oozes French chic. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I was there for a spot of radical chic. Times, Sunday Times (2009)DOWNSIDE The reception rooms are comfortable but lack a chic decor. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Inside, the decor is boho chic and you will find a comfy double bed, tables and chairs and a wood burning stove. The Sun (2016)
Trends of 'chic'
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Translations for 'chic'
British English: chic ADJECTIVE
Something or someone that is chic is fashionable and sophisticated.
Her gown was very chic.
British English: chic NOUN
Chic is used to refer to a particular style or to the quality of being chic.
...modern designer chic.
Definition of chic from the Collins English Dictionary
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