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Autor:  Fran
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Data:  06/AGO/2010 12:17 PM
Assunto:  Chic
 
Mensagem:  Please check:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chic_(style)

The Oxford Dictionary gives the comparative and superlative forms of chic as chicer and chicest


Also from the same Wikipedia link:

These are wholly English words: the French equivalents would be plus chic and le/la plus chicSuper-chic is sometimes used: "super-chic Incline bucket in mouth-blown, moulded glass".[4]

An adverb chicly has also appeared: "Pamela Gross ... turned up chicly dressed down".[5]

The use of the French très chic (very chic) by an English speaker – "Luckily it's très chic to be neurotic in New York"[6] – is usually rather pretentious, but sometimes merely facetious—Micky Dolenz ofThe Monkees described ironically the Indian-style suit he wore at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967 as "très chic".[7] Über-chic is roughly the mock-German equivalent: "Like his clubs, it's super-modern, über-chic, yet still comfortable". [8]


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Chic  –  Intruder  06/AGO/2010, 12:12 AM
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