Last modified on 27 April 2015, at 12:38

chick lit

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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.

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