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chick lit

[ lit ]
/ lɪt /
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noun

literature that appeals especially to women, usually having a romantic or sentimental theme.

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Origin of chick lit

chick (in the sense of ‘woman’) + lit3
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British Dictionary definitions for chick lit

chick lit

noun

  1. a genre of fiction concentrating on young working women and their emotional lives
  2. (as modifier)chick-lit romances
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