chick lit

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃɪk ˌlɪt/

Noun[edit]

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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