Chichi



[shee-shee] /ˈʃiˌʃi/

adjective
1.
showily or affectedly elegant or trendy; pretentious.
noun
2.
a chichi person or thing.
3.
the quality of being chichi.
/ˈʃiːˌʃiː/
adjective
1.
affectedly pretty or stylish
noun
2.
the quality of being affectedly pretty or stylish
/ˈtʃiːˌtʃiː/
noun (formerly, in India) (pl) chichis
1.

Also (less common) chee-chee

adjective

: Fifth and 57th is no longer so chi-chi

noun

Something frilly, fancy, precious, and overdecorated: Another bit of chichi that has come to our notice lately is Eleanor Roosevelt’s letterhead/ So much chichi. The pretty glass people

[1940+; fr French fr chic]

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