Proper Pronunciation Guide

chic

[ʃik]

Tips:

  • Pronounce the letters “ch” as
    /ʃ/.
  • Pronounce the letter “i” as the name of the letter “e”
    /i/.
  • Pronounce the final letter “c” as
    /k/.

Practice Sentence:

You look very chic in your new evening dress.

Definition:

  • (adjective) Fashionable in a very elegant way.

Notes:

The word “sheik,” referring to the head of an extended family or tribe in Arabic, is a homophone with “chic,” although “sheik” may sometimes be pronounced [ʃe͜ik].
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