(n.) = girl ; girlie ; chick ; gal ; wench ; lass ; lassie ; babe. Ex: The article 'Why girls flock to Sweet Valley High' investigates the appeal to girls of adolescent romances and what, if anything, could be done to broaden the reading habits of such fans of formula fiction. Ex: The article 'Girlies on the warpath' argues that despite institutional resistance, good antisexist work is happening in teacher education. Ex: It is worth camping out there for the weekend but probably with mates as it is hard to convince the chicks they want to hike over a ridge to get to a place with no bogs. Ex: Summer time clothes are much more revealing, and every gal could use a little help looking her best. Ex: He went in the tavern wearing an eye patch, crying 'ahoy, matey!' and eying the comely wenches. Ex: This festival has its origins in the 19th century, when young laddies and lasses had very few places where they could meet, greet and flirt in a socially acceptable manner. Ex: Prior to the gathering at the barracks the Salvation Army band, followed by lassies with tambourines, held an open air meeting in Diamond Street. Ex: Bill's sister is one of Dracula's babes and attacks Janet while she's taking a pee-pee on the toilet. ---- * chica atractiva = foxy girl ; foxy gal ; foxy lady ; foxy chick. * chica de alterne = hostess ; night-club hostess. * chica de ciudad = city girl. * chica desinhibida = party girl. * chica despampanante = foxy girl ; foxy gal ; foxy lady ; foxy chick. * chica liberal = flapper. * chica normal, una = girl-next-door, the. * chica sexi = foxy girl ; foxy gal ; foxy lady ; foxy chick. * colegio para chicas = school for girls ; girl school. * colegio sólo para chicas = all-girl school. * escuela para chicas = school for girls ; girl school. * escuela sólo para chicas = all-girl school. * ligarse a una chica = pick up + a chick ; pick up + a girl. * una chica diminuta = a sliver of a girl ; a wisp of a girl. (n.) = boy ; youngster ; kiddy [kiddie] ; kid ; young boy ; lad ; laddie. Ex: This is a story about a thirteen-year-old boy who lives in New York and is so often the victim of street bullies that he hides in the subway, where he manages to make a home for himself. Ex: If by being identified in the popular mind with a few gifted youngsters we compromise our ability to attract blue collar workers, for example, I think we'll have done ourselves irreparable harm. Ex: If they can do it for the kiddies, perhaps they can do it for the adults too. Ex: He said they try to arrange special visits to cultural institutions and attend concerts, and that the kids have an opportunity to speak with people connected with the event afterwards. Ex: 2 case histories are outlined -- the case of a woman who might be dead and that of a young boy and a potentially rabid dog. Ex: 'Aye,' said the farmer, 'you are right, lad'. Ex: This festival has its origins in the 19th century, when young laddies and lasses had very few places where they could meet, greet and flirt in a socially acceptable manner. ---- * chica bonita y tonta = bimbo. * chico de ciudad = city kid. * chico de pueblo = small-town country boy. * chico lector = reading-boy. * chico malo = bad boy. * chico normal, un = boy-next-door, the. * chico o chica de trece años = thirteen-year-old. * chico travieso = naughty boy. * ser un buen chico = be a sport. (adj.) = small ; little ; dinky ; tiddly . Ex: The small extract from the index to BNB in figure 2.1 demonstrates some of the features of index entries generated according to PRECIS indexing. Ex: To introduce a little vulgarity, it would be absolutely hell on browsers were all the works by Agatha Christie or Dorothy Sayers or Dashiell Hammett or you name it, entered individually by their title. Ex: Pluto, scorned by astronomers who considered it too dinky and distant, was unceremoniously stripped of its status as a planet Thursday. Ex: In particular, my sea bass was overdone and supplied with a rather tiddly portion of baby spuds. ---- * área chica, el = six-yard box, the. * chicos y pequeños = great and small. * cisne chico = tundra swan. * niño chico = young kid ; young child ; toddler ; little child. * Nombre de Lugar + quedarse chico = outgrow + Nombre de Lugar. * patria chica = home town ; home city.