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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Young bird especially of domestic fowl.

Usage examples (3)
  • The small yellow chick jumped out of my hands and tried to fly.
  • It's off to the pokey (or whatever they call chick-prison) for Laura Pendergest-Holt,
  • "What you, call chick-een with rice Spanish," he interpreted. for more
Tutoring comment
  • When the sheik (Arab leader, also spelled sheikh) referred to her as a chick (slang for a girl), the chic (elegant, stylish) young woman thought he had a lot of cheek (slang for arrogance).
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