Need another word that means the same as “chic”? Find 33 synonyms and 30 related words for “chic” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Chic” are: smart, voguish, stylish, elegant, sophisticated, dapper, debonair, dashing, trim, tasteful, understated, attractive, flattering, chichi, chicness, last word, modishness, smartness, stylishness, swank, flair, elegance, grace, gracefulness, poise, polish, suaveness, sophistication, urbanity, finesse, panache, flourish, taste
Chic as a Noun
Definitions of "Chic" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “chic” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- Elegance by virtue of being fashionable.
- Stylishness and elegance, typically of a specified kind.
Synonyms of "Chic" as a noun (20 Words)
|chichi||Someone who dresses in a trendy fashionable way.|
|chicness||Elegance by virtue of being fashionable.|
|elegance||The quality of being graceful and stylish in appearance or manner.|
The simplicity and elegance of his invention.
|finesse||(in bridge and whist) an attempt to win a trick with a card that is not a certain winner, typically by playing it as the third card in a trick in the hope that any card that could beat it is in the hand of the opponent who has already played.|
Orchestral playing of great finesse.
|flair||Stylishness and originality.|
She had a flair for languages.
|flourish||An ornamental flowing curve in handwriting or scrollwork.|
She entered with a great flourish.
|grace||In Greek mythology three beautiful goddesses Aglaia Thalia and Euphrosyne believed to personify and bestow charm grace and beauty.|
The Virgin lived in a state of grace.
|last word||Holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes.|
|modishness||Elegance by virtue of being fashionable.|
|panache||A tuft or plume of feathers, especially as a headdress or on a helmet.|
He entertained London society with great panache.
|poise||Composure and dignity of manner.|
Poise and good deportment can be cultivated.
|polish||A preparation used in polishing.|
They performed with great polish.
|smartness||A kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore.|
The smartness of the pace soon exhausted him.
|sophistication||The quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment.|
The technological sophistication of their products.
|stylishness||Elegance by virtue of being fashionable.|
|suaveness||The quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner.|
|swank||Elegance by virtue of being fashionable.|
A little money will buy you a good deal of swank.
|taste||A kind of sensing distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds.|
Have you lost your taste for fancy restaurants.
|urbanity||Polished courtesy; elegance of manner.|
A picture of banal urbanity.
Usage Examples of "Chic" as a noun
- The hotel's lobby and restaurant are the height of designer chic.
Chic as an Adjective
Definitions of "Chic" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “chic” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Elegantly and stylishly fashionable.
- Elegant and stylish.
Synonyms of "Chic" as an adjective (13 Words)
|attractive||Having power to arouse interest.|
A stunningly attractive charismatic man.
|dapper||Neat and trim in dress and appearance (typically used of a man.|
A dapper young man.
|dashing||Lively and spirited.|
A dashing black fedora.
|debonair||Having a sophisticated charm.|
A debonair gentleman.
|elegant||Refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style.|
Small churches with elegant white spires.
|flattering||Enhancing someone’s appearance.|
It was flattering to have a pretty girl like Fiona so obviously fond of him.
|smart||Showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness.|
|sophisticated||Appealing to or frequented by people who are sophisticated.|
A young man with sophisticated tastes.
|stylish||Neat, confident, and skilful.|
A stylish cocktail bar.
|tasteful||Free from what is tawdry or unbecoming.|
A tasteful lounge bar.
|trim||Slim and fit.|
A trim little villa.
|understated||Exhibiting restrained good taste.|
|voguish||Popular or in fashion at a particular time.|
Mermaid chic is very voguish this season.
Usage Examples of "Chic" as an adjective
- Chic elegance.
- She looked every inch the chic Frenchwoman.
Associations of "Chic" (30 Words)
|abreast||Being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge.|
The path was wide enough for two people to walk abreast.
|alongside||Side by side.|
|attractive||Pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm.|
An attractive force.
|coquettish||Like a coquette.|
A coquettish grin.
|craze||A fine crack in a glaze or other surface.|
Crazed by hunger the population began to turn on the rebels.
|dapper||Marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners.|
A dapper young man.
|fad||An arbitrary like or dislike.|
His fads about the type of coffee he must have.
|faddish||Intensely fashionable for a short time.|
Tastes in flavoured coffee are so faddish.
|fashion||The production and marketing of new styles of clothing and cosmetics.|
The skins were fashioned into boots and shoes.
|fashionable||Popular and considered appealing or fashionable at the time.|
A fashionable cafe.
|glamorous||(of a person) having a beauty or charm that is sexually attractive.|
Glamorous movie stars.
|jaunty||Having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air.|
A jaunty red hat.
|lately||In the recent past.|
Lately the rules have been enforced.
|latest||In the current fashion or style.|
The very latest scientific discoveries.
|modern||Belonging to the modern era since the Middle Ages.|
Totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric.
|modish||Conforming to or following what is currently popular and fashionable.|
It seems sad that such a scholar should feel compelled to use this modish jargon.
|natty||Marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners.|
A natty blue blazer.
I ve no time for such newfangled nonsense.
|presently||At this time or period; now.|
He is presently our ambassador to the United Nations.
|raffish||Unconventional and slightly disreputable, especially in an attractive way.|
A cocktail party given by some raffish bachelors.
|rakish||Having or displaying a dashing, jaunty, or slightly disreputable quality or appearance.|
He had a rakish debonair look.
|recency||The property of having happened or appeared not long ago.|
|recent||Of the immediate past or just previous to the present time.|
His recent visit to Britain.
|recently||In the recent past.|
Until recently we had a female doctor.
|seductive||Tending to entice into a desired action or state.|
A seductive voice.
|stylish||Being or in accordance with current social fashions.|
A stylish range of jewellery.
|tempting||Very pleasantly inviting.|
A tempting financial offer.
|unconventional||Not conventional or conformist.|
An unconventional marriage.
|up-to-date||A participant in a date.|
|urbanity||Polished courtesy; elegance of manner.|
There is an important difference between rusticity and urbanity.