Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Ostentatiously stylish; deliberately chic.
  • n. Ostentatious stylishness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. affectedly trendy; chic and stylish

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who dresses in a trendy fashionable way
  • adj. affectedly trendy and fashionable
  • n. elegance by virtue of being fashionable

Etymologies

French.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French chichi (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Sometimes you slay me, bilby. It's a while since I chortled as much as I did reading your comment.

    October 3, 2010

  • What's Nathuatl for 'dog who was drunk when he put his lippy on'?

    October 2, 2010

  • Nathuatl for 'dog'



    A day sign of the Aztec calendar

    October 2, 2010

  • I wonder if it can be used with a male ...I always think of a female chichi - for eg- Tiffany's dress is so chichi

    March 9, 2009