chick lit

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the English slang word chick, "girl", "woman", + lit as an abbreviation for the English word literature.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃɪk ˌlɪt/

NounEdit

chick lit (uncountable)

  1. (often pejorative) Literature perceived to appeal to, or be marketed at, young women, typically concerning romantic dilemmas.

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 17:26