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"Chic" is an adjective which is often translated as "chic", and "elegant" is an adjective which is often translated as "elegante". Learn more about the difference between "chic" and "elegant" below.
chic(
shik
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (in vogue)
a. chic
The new minister has a sophisticated chic look.La nueva ministra tiene un look chic y sofisticado.
b. elegante
The couple had a chic wedding in the Bahamas.La pareja tuvo una boda elegante en las Bahamas.
c. de moda
Tribeca is a chic neighborhood in New York packed with fancy restaurants.Tribeca es un barrio de moda en Nueva York lleno de restaurantes elegantes.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (elegance)
a. el chic
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The designer is bringing back the chic of the 60's in this year's fashion.El diseñador recupera el chic de los años 60 en la moda de este año.
b. la elegancia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Paco's new car is chic on wheels.El coche nuevo de Paco es la elegancia sobre ruedas.
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elegant(
eh
-
lih
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gihnt
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (stylish)
a. elegante
I admire your fashion sense. You always look so elegant!Admiro tu sentido de la moda. ¡Siempre te ves tan elegante!
2. (polished)
a. elegante
He is a very elegant speaker and writer.Es un orador y escritor muy elegante.
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