See also: chichí and chíchí

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French chichi.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

chichi (comparative more chichi, superlative most chichi)

  1. affectedly trendy; chic and stylish
    Synonyms: bougie, bourgie
    • E. Taylor, Game of Hide-&-Seek
      Going in gangs to those chichi clubs at Maidenhead.
    • 1969, January 22, Daily Telegraph
      The sort of real delicious Italian country cooking that is a revelation after so much chichi Italian food dished up in London.

Etymology 2Edit

From Mexican Spanish chichi.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃi.tʃi/
  • (file)

NounEdit

chichi (plural chichis)

  1. (slang, Latin America, chiefly in the plural) A woman's breast.
    • 2011, Barbara Samuel, The Girls in the Basement: Celebration Book:
      [H]e rubbed [his hands] with Bag Balm to help the cuts heal and keep the skin soft, a trick he'd learned from his grandmother, who told him when he was eighteen and getting ready for a date that no woman wanted to feel rough hands scratching up her chichis.
    • 2014, Stephen May, Wake Up Happy Every Day
      And later, in Latin Grill Express, Jesus makes sure to compliment her accent, her vocabulary, to express admiration for the way her chichis looked in the last dress all over again, then Sarah asks about his plans for work, what he will do when they all leave.

Antillean CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French chichi.

NounEdit

chichi

  1. fringe; tassel

Central Huasteca NahuatlEdit

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

chichi

  1. dog.

Further readingEdit


Central NahuatlEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chichi (animate)

  1. Dog.

ReferencesEdit

  • Medina, Genaro. (1999) Curso de Nahuatl, University of Americas, Cholula, Puebla p. 88.

ChamicuroEdit

NounEdit

chichi

  1. chili

Classical NahuatlEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chichi (absolutive plural chichimeh)

  1. dog (both male and female)
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Spanish: chichi

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Andrews, J. Richard (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, rev. ed. edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, page 215
  • Karttunen, Frances (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 47
  • Lockhart, James (2001) Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, Stanford: Stanford University Press, page 214

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tʃiːtʃi/ (Mecayapan and Tatahuicapan)

VerbEdit

chichi

  1. (intransitive) To suckle.
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Karttunen, Frances (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 47
  • Wolgemuth, Carl et al. (2002) Diccionario náhuatl de los municipios de Mecayapan y Tatahuicapan de Juárez, Veracruz[1], 2nd electronic ed., Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, pages 38, 244

Coatepec NahuatlEdit

NounEdit

chichi

  1. dog.

Eastern Durango NahuatlEdit

NounEdit

chichi (plural chichim)

  1. dog

Eastern Huasteca NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Classical Nahuatl chichi

NounEdit

chichi (plural chichime)

  1. dog.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably related to chiche with a sense of "small thing"

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chichi m (plural chichis)

  1. affected manners, demanding behaviour
    Faire des chichis à propos de rien...
  2. something showy
    les Américains, qui s'apprêtent à prendre la succession de la civilisation, n'en sont encore au stade que du faux luxe et du brillant et du chichi des empaquetages en papier de cellophane. (Blaise Cendrars, Bourlinguer, 1948)
  3. sort of fritter, churro

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

chichi (plural chichis)

  1. chichi
    Je ne connais pas une fille plus apprêtée, plus chichi, plus maniérée. (Sacha Guitry, Le Veilleur de nuit, 1911)

ReferencesEdit

Further readingEdit


Guerrero NahuatlEdit

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

chichi

  1. dog

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

chichi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ちち

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -i

NounEdit

chichi m (plural chichis)

  1. Portugal spelling of xixi

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃit͡ʃi/, [ˈt͡ʃi.t͡ʃi]

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

chichi m (plural chichis)

  1. (Spain, vulgar) pussy; cunt (vulva)
    Synonyms: pichí, pipí

Etymology 2Edit

From Classical Nahuatl chichi (suckle).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

chichi m (plural chichis)

  1. (El Salvador, Panama) baby
  2. (Honduras, colloquial) kid

NounEdit

chichi f (plural chichis)

  1. (colloquial, Mexico, often in the plural) boob (breast)
    Synonym: teta

Etymology 3Edit

Cognate to Portuguese xixi

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

chichi m (plural chichis)

  1. (Latin America, childish) pee

Western Huasteca NahuatlEdit

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

chichi

  1. dog

ReferencesEdit

  • Van't Hooft, Anuschka (2006); Lengua náhuatl y Cultura de la Huasteca, Coordinación de ciencias sociales y humanidades de la Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí City, Mexico.