What does chick mean?

Definitions for chick
tʃɪkchick

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chick, biddynoun

    young bird especially of domestic fowl

  2. dame, doll, wench, skirt, chick, birdnoun

    informal terms for a (young) woman

Wiktionary

  1. chicknoun

    A young bird.

  2. chicknoun

    A young chicken.

  3. chicknoun

    A young (especially attractive) woman.

    Three cool chicks / Are walking down the street / Swinging their hips uE000104368uE001 song "Three Cool Cats" by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

  4. chicknoun

    A woman.

    Check that chick out.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Chick, Chickenn. s.

    Etymology: cicen , Sax. kiecken, Dut

    All my pretty ones?
    What, all my pretty chickens, and their dam,
    At one fell swoop! William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    For when the shell is broke, out comes a chick. Davies.

    While it is a chick, and hath no spurs, nor cannot hurt, nor yet hath seen the like motion, yet he readily practiseth it. Matthew Hale, Origin of Mankind.

    Ev’n since she was a se’n-night old, they say,
    Was chaste and humble to her dying day;
    Nor chick, nor hen, was known to disobey. John Dryden, Fables.

    Having the notion that one laid the egg out of which the other was hatched, I have a clear idea of the relation of dam and chick. John Locke.

    On rainy days alone I dine,
    Upon a chick and pint of wine:
    On rainy days I dine alone,
    And pick my chicken to the bone. Jonathan Swift, Miscellanies.

    My Ariel, chick,
    This is thy charge. William Shakespeare, Tempest.

    Then, Chloe, still go on to prate
    Of thirty-six and thirty-eight;
    Pursue your trade of scandal-picking,
    Your hints, that Stella is no chicken. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chickverb

    to sprout, as seed in the ground; to vegetate

  2. Chicknoun

    a chicken

  3. Chicknoun

    a child or young person; -- a term of endearment

  4. Etymology: [OE. chykkyn, chyke, chicken.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chick

    chik, n. the young of fowls, esp. of the hen: a child, as a term of endearment.—ns. Chick′a-bid′dy, Chick′-a-did′dle, terms of endearment addressed to children; Chick′en, the young of birds, esp. of the hen: its flesh: a child: a faint-hearted person; Chick′en-haz′ard, a game at dice (see Hazard); Chick′en-heart, a cowardly person.—adj. Chick′en-heart′ed.—ns. Chick′en-pox, a contagious febrile disease, chiefly of children, and bearing some resemblance to a very mild form of small-pox; Chick′ling, a little chicken; Chick′weed, a species of stitchwort, and one of the most common weeds of gardens and cultivated fields—for making poultices, and for feeding cage-birds, which are very fond of its leaves and seeds.—Mother Carey's chicken, a sailor's name for the Stormy Petrel; No chicken, one no longer young. [A.S. cicen; cf. Dut. kieken, Ger. küchlein.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chick in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chick in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of chick in a Sentence

  1. Gene Baxter:

    My youngest brother said you should have been here, a girl brought in a Ford pickup. Slickest chick you'd ever seen -- sexy looking, he said.

  2. Mayor Stan Hogeland:

    We wanted to present Mike Holmes [the owner of the Gardendale Chick-fil-A] an official award for how great his new landscaping looks here with all the diamonds in front, we just wanted to do that just for Mike.

  3. Dwight Hill:

    It's easy for someone like a Chick-fil-A to take a really polarizing position, but in the world of the largest retailer in the world, that's very different.

  4. Peter Sharpe:

    They're part of a restoration project that's been going on for over 40 years, a lot of effort's been put into restoring the eagles. The loss of one chick in a season can have quite a big impact. We're just trying to maximize the number of chicks that reach maturity.

  5. Kae Hope Ranoa:

    ’Supernova’ is a big fuck you to everyone who was like, ‘Hey you're a chick but you're getting free beats and shit, what's going on?

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  • صوص, فرخ, فتاةArabic
  • бала, себешBashkir
  • пиленце, пиле, мацкаBulgarian
  • pollet, butzaCatalan, Valencian
  • kuře, kočka, ptáčeCzech
  • ungfugl, kylling, sild, pigebarn, fugleungeDanish
  • Vogeljunges, Schnecke, Tussi, Küken, JungvogelGerman
  • νεαρό πουλί, νεοσσόςGreek
  • birdido, kokidoEsperanto
  • pichón, pollito, polluelo, chica, muchachaSpanish
  • kanapoegEstonian
  • untuvikko, kananpoika, typykkä, tytsy, linnunpoika, linnunpoikanen, tipuFinnish
  • nana, gonzesse, oisillon, poussinFrench
  • isean, bigean, pùdach, eireagScottish Gaelic
  • אפרוח, פרגית, גוזלHebrew
  • csibeHungarian
  • ճուտ, նանար, ծիտArmenian
  • ucelyuno, hanyunoIdo
  • pulcino, gnoccaItalian
  • ヒヨコ, ヒナJapanese
  • წიწილა, ბარტყიGeorgian
  • viščiukas, paukščiukasLithuanian
  • cālēns, cālisLatvian
  • пиле, коковчеMacedonian
  • ferħa, fellus, ferħ, ċiċċaMaltese
  • ကြက်ကလေးBurmese
  • kuiken, fien, stoot, grietDutch
  • rype, dame, fugleunge, kylling, spa kæbe, chickNorwegian
  • kurczątko, pisklę, kurczak, laskaPolish
  • pintinho, pintainho, franguinha, garota, [[filhote]] [[de]] [[ave]], pintoPortuguese
  • pui, tipăRomanian
  • цыпочка, птенец, цыплёнок, тёлочкаRussian
  • пиленцe, pilence, кока, птиче, птичица, потркушац, чучавац, ptičica, potrkušac, čučavac, koka, pile, pilić, птић, пиле, ptić, ptiče, пилићSerbo-Croatian
  • piščeSlovene
  • fågelunge, tjejSwedish
  • கோழிக்குஞ்சு, குஞ்சுTamil
  • కోడి పిల్లTelugu
  • civcivTurkish
  • gokül, bödülVolapük
  • cuujWolof
  • 小鸡Chinese

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