chick lit

chick lit

[lit]
noun
literature that appeals especially to women, usually having a romantic or sentimental theme.

Origin:
chick (in the sense of ‘woman’) + lit4

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chick lit
 
n
a.  a genre of fiction concentrating on young working women and their emotional lives
 b.  (as modifier): chick-lit romances

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Main Entry:  chick lit
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  any literature that is intended to appeal more to women than men, with a focus on strong or quirky females
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