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

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To chick-lit
Collins
World English Dictionary
chick lit
 
n
a.  a genre of fiction concentrating on young working women and their emotional lives
 b.  (as modifier): chick-lit romances

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature