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Is it Sheek or chic?

Is it Sheek or chic?

Chic is a French word, so remember, whether it’s an adjective or a noun, to pronounce it as “sheek” and not “chick,” so you can sound as chic as you look!

What does it mean to look sheik?

It means conforming to the current fashion, stylish, or sophisticated. Sheik (which is pronounced either shake or sheek) refers to (1) an Islamic religious official, or (2) a leader of an Arab family or village.

How do you spell Chique or chic?

It is chic. Chic is derived from a French term “Chique”. Chic is when something is in vogue, when something is indescribable and overwhelmingly great.

What does so chic mean?

1 (esp. of fashionable clothes, women, etc.) stylish or elegant.

How do you write Sheek?

Although the French pronunciation (/ˈʃiːk/ or “sheek”) is now virtually standard and was that given by Fowler, chic was often rendered in the anglicised form of “chick”.

Is Chique a word?

Chique, or chic. Fashionable, or very elegant. The lady’s pink silk scarf is very chique/chic. Etymology: From the French term “chiq/chique”, used in the fashion world as “in vogue”, “fashionable”, “elegant”.

What does sheik mean in slang?

2 usually sheik : a man held to be irresistibly attractive to romantic young women.

What is another word for Sheik?

What is another word for sheik?

ruler chief
emir sheikhUK
monarch lord
potentate overlord
emperor sovereign

How do you spell Arab sheik?

In Arabic the word is shaykh, “chief” or “wise old man.” Women in a royal family, or female scholars of Islam, have traditionally been called shaykhah. Sheik is also spelled sheikh and shaikh.

What language is Chique?

Chic (/ˈʃiːk/; French: [ʃik]), meaning “stylish” or “smart”, is an element of fashion. It was originally a French word.

How do you pronounce Chique?


  1. IPA: /ʃik/
  2. Audio. (file)