Definition of 'chick'
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This chick flick has monster hit written all over it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You can also add cooked chick peas or roasted aubergine to it. The Sun (2014)Ageing rock chick at least looks like you sometimes have fun. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Turn rice ring out onto large serving dish and pile the chick pea mayonnaise into centre. Cooking with Beans and PulsesThree hot specials were available including a spinach quiche and chick pea stew. Sarah Brown's Vegetarian London (1988)They particularly liked the fat chicks and became experts at grabbing them while avoiding the jet of oil. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is a bit of a chick flick but is also an easy watch to round off your weekend. The Sun (2014)One of the demands of the modern age is that we have some fruity chick fronting a hot cookery show. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is a big glossy thing with a hot chick in a bikini on the front and reviews of video games inside. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You're a young funky chick and it aged you a bit. The Sun (2010)There were thought to be nine chicks, but one did not survive. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What rock chick doesn't like a bit of rock chic? The Sun (2011)Sometimes earth mother; other times rock chick. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I wonder why parent birds feed chicks with fish that will kill them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Police said that they had received a tip-off that one of the chicks was killed on a grouse moor. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They do not bother building nests but lay their eggs on branches of trees and you can observe the young chicks struggling to keep their balance. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The 1,300 reindeer have depleted indigenous flora, while the rats are voracious predators of sea bird eggs and chicks. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'chick'
British English: chick /tʃɪk/ NOUN
A chick is a baby bird.
- American English: chick
- Arabic: كَتْكُوت
- Brazilian Portuguese: pintinho
- Chinese: 小鸡
- Croatian: pilence
- Czech: ptáče
- Danish: kylling
- Dutch: kuikentje
- European Spanish: polluelo
- Finnish: kananpoika
- French: poussin
- German: Küken
- Greek: νεοσσός
- Italian: pulcino
- Japanese: ひよこ
- Korean: 병아리
- Norwegian: fugleunge
- Polish: pisklę
- European Portuguese: pintainho
- Romanian: puișor
- Russian: цыпленок
- Spanish: pollito
- Swedish: nykläckt kyckling
- Thai: ลูกไก่ ลูกนก
- Turkish: civciv
- Ukrainian: пташеня
- Vietnamese: gà, chim con
Definition of chick from the Collins English Dictionary
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