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chichi

adjective uk   /ˈʃiː.ʃi/ informal disapproving us  
trying too hard to be decorated in a stylish or attractive way and therefore having no real style or beauty: They live in a rather chichi part of town.
Translations of “chichi”
in Chinese (Traditional) 虛飾的, 過分艷麗的, 故作風雅的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 虚饰的, 过分艳丽的, 故作风雅的…
(Definition of chichi from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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