Quirky vs Chic - What's the difference?

quirky | chic |


As an adjective quirky

is given to quirks or idiosyncrasies; strange in a somewhat silly, awkward manner, potentially cute.

As a noun chic is

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quirky

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Given to quirks or idiosyncrasies; strange in a somewhat silly, awkward manner, potentially cute.
  • She has a quirky laugh.

    Derived terms

    * quirkily * quirkiness * quirkyalone * quirky subject * unquirky

    chic

    English

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • stylish; elegant
  • Derived terms

    * ecochic

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Good form; style.
  • Usage notes

    * The noun chic is very often used with an attributive noun or adjective modifier, indicating the kind of style; hence "heroin chic", "boho-chic", "shabby chic", and so on.

    Derived terms

    * (List of chics)

    See also

    * ("chic" on Wikipedia) ----