chick flick


noun

a movie that appeals especially to women, usually having a romantic or sentimental theme and a female leading character.

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Origin of chick flick

1985-90; chick (in the sense of ‘woman’) + flick2
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British Dictionary definitions for chick flick

chick flick

noun

informal, derogatory a film aimed at or appealing to women

Word Origin for chick flick

C20: from chick (sense 2) + flick ²
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