chicness
noun see chic II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chicness — [shēk′nəs] n. the condition of being chic * * * See chicly. * * * …   Universalium

  • chicness — [shēk′nəs] n. the condition of being chic …   English World dictionary

  • chicness — noun The state of being chic …   Wiktionary

  • chicness — n. stylishness, fashionableness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chicness — noun elegance by virtue of being fashionable • Syn: ↑chic, ↑chichi, ↑modishness, ↑smartness, ↑stylishness, ↑swank, ↑last word • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • last word — noun 1. the final statement in a verbal argument she always gets the last word • Hypernyms: ↑argument, ↑statement 2. an authoritative statement my doctor has the last word on the medicines I take • Hypernyms: ↑authority …   Useful english dictionary

  • modishness — noun elegance by virtue of being fashionable • Syn: ↑chic, ↑chicness, ↑chichi, ↑smartness, ↑stylishness, ↑swank, ↑last word • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • smartness — noun 1. liveliness and eagerness he accepted with alacrity the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him • Syn: ↑alacrity, ↑briskness • Derivationally related forms: ↑smart, ↑brisk ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • stylishness — noun elegance by virtue of being fashionable • Syn: ↑chic, ↑chicness, ↑chichi, ↑modishness, ↑smartness, ↑swank, ↑last word • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • chic — I. noun Etymology: French Date: 1856 1. smart elegance and sophistication especially of dress or manner ; style < wears her clothes with superb chic > 2. a distinctive mode of dress or manner associated with a fashionable lifestyle, ideology, or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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