[ chi-kee, chik-ee ]

  1. Also chi·kee . (among the Seminole Indians) an open-sided structure, usually thatched with palms and serving as a dwelling.

  2. a similar structure, used to provide shelter from the sun, as at a beach.

Origin of chickee

From the Mikasuki word čikî˙ “dwelling”

Words Nearby chickee Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023