[chee-klah-yaw] /tʃiˈklɑ yɔ/
a city in NW Peru.
a city in NW Peru. Pop: 434 000 (2005 est)
[chik-uh l] /ˈtʃɪk əl/ noun 1. a gumlike substance obtained from the latex of certain tropical American trees, as the sapodilla, used chiefly in the manufacture of chewing gum. /ˈtʃɪkəl/ noun 1. a gumlike substance obtained from the sapodilla; the main ingredient of chewing gum Also called chicle gum n. 1889, American English (in chicle-gum), […]
- Chiclet keyboard
hardware, abuse A keyboard with a small, flat rectangular or lozenge-shaped rubber or plastic keys that look like pieces of Chiclets chewing gum. Used especially to describe the original IBM PCjr keyboard. Vendors unanimously liked these because they were cheap, and a lot of early portable and laptop computers were launched with them. Customers rejected […]
[chik-lits] /ˈtʃɪk lɪts/ Trademark. 1. a brand of chewing gum made in small, rectangular, sugarcoated lozenges.
[sheek] /ʃik/ adjective, chicer, chicest. 1. attractive and fashionable; stylish: a chic hat. noun 2. style and elegance, especially in dress: Paris clothes have such chic. 3. stylishness; modishness: the chic of the firstnighters. 4. casual and understated style, as in dress or décor, that expresses a specified trendy lifestyle or activity: Black-rimmed glasses bring […]