chick flick

chick flick

noun
a movie that appeals especially to women, usually having a romantic or sentimental theme and a female leading character.

Origin:
1985-90; chick (in the sense of ‘woman’) + flick2

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chick flick
 
n
informal, derogatory a film aimed at or appealing to women
 
[C20: from chick (sense 2) + flick²]

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Main Entry:  chick flick
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a movie intended for and marketed to females, with themes, characters, or events more likely to appeal to women than men; also called chick's flick
Usage:  slang
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