Definition of chichi adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈʃiːʃiː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃiːʃiː//
jump to other results
used to describe a style of decoration that contains too many details and lacks taste Word Origin early 20th cent. (in the sense ‘showiness or pretentious object’): from French, of imitative origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chichi