Definition of chicly in US English:



  • See chic

    • ‘Seen in profile, the self-possessed Peter gazes contemplatively to her right, while the self-portrayed Brooks stares out with steely eyes hooded by the shadows of an imposing, chicly butch hat.’
    • ‘Underwear with suspender elastic hanging off may have looked chicly fetishistic on the women but positively frightful on the men.’
    • ‘He is fantastic, and his cautionary sentiments about war are warmly supported by the newly and chicly democratic audience.’