chick lit

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Chick lit is modern fiction about the lives and romantic problems of young women, usually written by young women. [INFORMAL]

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Chick Lit — La chick lit est un genre littéraire récent. Le terme est utilisé depuis 1996 pour désigner un roman écrit par les femmes, pour le marché féminin. Sommaire 1 Définition 2 Historique 3 Les enjeux …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chick lit — is genre fiction which addresses issues of modern womanhood, often humorously and lightheartedly.[1] The genre sold well during the 1990s and 2000s, with chick lit titles topping bestseller lists and the creation of imprints devoted entirely to… …   Wikipedia

  • Chick lit — es un género de la novela romántica, que actualmente está en auge, escrito y dirigido para mujeres jóvenes, especialmente solteras, que trabajan y están entre los veinte y los treinta años. Contenido 1 Origen del nombre 2 Género literario 3… …   Wikipedia Español

  • chick lit — noun ( derog inf) A type of fiction with themes designed to appeal to young women • • • Main Entry: ↑chick * * * chick lit UK US noun [uncountable] informal novels written for, about, or by young educated women Thesaurus: types of novel …   Useful english dictionary

  • chick lit — n [U] informal books about young women and the typical problems they have with men, sex, losing weight etc, especially books written by women for women to read used humorously …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chick lit. — chick lit. Slang. a type of literature that caters to and is marketed to the supposed tastes of female readers …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chick lit — La chick lit est un genre littéraire récent. Le terme est utilisé depuis 1996 pour désigner un roman écrit par les femmes, pour le marché féminin. Sommaire 1 Définition 2 Historique 3 Les enjeux …   Wikipédia en Français

  • chick lit — n. A literary genre that features books written by women and focusing on young, quirky, female protagonists. Also: chick lit. Example Citation: The Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing is the chick lit book of the moment, a loosely linked set of… …   New words

  • Chick lit — Der Begriff Chick lit bezeichnet ein Genre meist belletristischer Literatur, das man der Frauenliteratur zuordnen kann. Die Bezeichnung kommt aus dem Englischen und setzt sich aus den Wörtern Chick (für junge Frau) und lit (für Literatur)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • chick lit — /ˈtʃɪk lɪt/ (say chik lit) noun Colloquial a genre of popular fiction appealing typically to young women, often set in a stylish urban business environment and usually featuring romance …   Australian English dictionary

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