chick lit

[ lit ]
/ lɪt /

noun

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

Origin of chick lit

chick (in the sense of ‘woman’) + lit4
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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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