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babe magnet

1. A person, typically male, who is very attractive to women. Often used with a degree of humor or facetiousness. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. John thinks he's such a babe magnet now that he's making so much money, but everyone thinks he's just as foolish as ever.
2. Something that attracts women to its owner, who is typically male. Often used with a degree of humor or facetiousness. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. I bought my motorcycle because I thought it would be a great babe magnet.
See also: babe, magnet

chick flick

A movie that is primarily appealing or marketed to a female audience, and often focused on relationships and romance. That new romantic comedy seems like a real chick flick, so my girlfriends and I are going to go see it this weekend.
See also: chick, flick

chick magnet

1. A person, typically male, who is very attractive to women. Often used with a degree of humor or facetiousness. John thinks he's such a chick magnet now that he's making so much money, but everyone thinks he's just as foolish as ever.
2. Something that attracts women to its owner, who is typically male. Often used with a degree of humor or facetiousness. I bought my motorcycle because I thought it would be a great chick magnet.
See also: chick, magnet

chicks before dicks

slang A reminder, said by a female to her female friend(s), asserting that their friendship should be more important than relationships or interactions with males. Come on, don't ditch us for that guy you just met! Chicks before dicks!
See also: before, chick, dick

fussy as a hen with one chick

Extremely anxious and overprotective. A: "I can't believe your curfew is only nine o'clock." B: "Yeah, my mom can be fussy as a hen with one chick sometimes."
See also: chick, hen, one

have neither chick nor child

To be without children. The fact the I have neither chick nor child means I am able to travel wherever I want, whenever I want. It took me a while to come to terms with having neither chick nor child at my age, but I'm at peace with it now.
See also: chick, child, have, neither, nor

like a hen with one chick

Extremely anxious and overprotective. A: "I can't believe your curfew is only nine o'clock." B: "Yeah, my mom can be like a hen with one chick sometimes."
See also: chick, hen, like, one

ride-or-die chick

slang A very devoted romantic partner. I know my girl will be waiting for me when I get out of rehab because she's just a ride-or-die chick.
See also: chick

slick chick

slang A particularly shrewd, confident, and capable woman. "Chick" is often considered somewhat condescending or derogatory. I've heard she's a real slick chick, so I have no doubt that the company is in good hands. I thought I had made a good argument, but that slick chick kept twisting my words around to suit her own narrative.
See also: chick, slick
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

neither chick nor child

no children at all. North American or dialect
See also: chick, child, neither, nor

like a hen with one chick (or chicken)

absurdly fussy and overanxious.
See also: chick, hen, like, one
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

babe magnet

and chick magnet
1. n. a male who seems to attract good looking females easily. Keep your woman away from Chuck. He’s a babe magnet. Wilfred thinks he’s a chick magnet, but he only snags the dogs.
2. n. something, such as a car, that attracts good-looking females to a male. Man, I like your new chick magnet. Get any yet? He thought of a new car as a “babe magnet,” but all it drew was the repo man.
See also: babe, magnet

chick magnet

verb
See also: chick, magnet

chick

n. a girl or woman. We’re gonna take some chicks to dinner and then catch a flick.

chick-flick

n. a movie intended for women and female interests. I hate chick-flicks. It’s a guy thing.

slick-chick

n. an attractive and cute girl. Tiffany is a slick-chick. I wonder if she’d go out with me.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The study from the University of Leeds aimed to pinpoint the main trigger, which causes chicks to leave the nest and embark on an independent life, a process known as fledging.
The last remaining chick was destined to die, and soon, if it did not get any food.
The three day old chick of Dyfi Osprey Project pair Monty and Nora is believed to have fallen victim to the unseasonably cold and wet weather on the Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust reserve, near Machynlleth.
"Despite supportive care all day and into the evening by veterinary staff of the Lincoln Park Zoo, the 11-day-old plover chick did not survive," according to a statement issued by the Illinois Department of Natural Resource.
Ornithologist Martin Davison said: "The weather conditions have been challenging for the Kielder ospreys this year, but to have 11 chicks thriving and one even coming in at a record weight is a real tribute to the parents.
The chicken should be fed with a balanced diet as the chicks developing inside the egg depend on the nutrients placed in the eggs by the hen.
Hotdog, the first of the two Humboldt penguin chicks to hatch at Dudley Zoo is now seven weeks old
This can lead to broken eggs, or some eggs hatching later than others, which is problematic because some hens refuse to leave their unhatched eggs to care for their chicks. Create a nest in a separate cage that's predator-proof, provides shelter from the weather, and has enough room for the hen to sit near food and water.
Once you're ready to take the plunge, it's best to have everything ready and waiting for the day your new chicks arrive.
Rachel Astill, fundraiser at Francis House, said: "Our Easter knitted chick appeal raised an incredible PS50,000 last year."
* Use a red heat lamp to curtail pecking when your chicks are exhibiting pasty butt.
Furthermore, the G2 chicks showed high vitality level than G1 (4.78 and 4.52, respectively).
A variety of attachment methods have been used to attach radio-transmitters to galliform chicks and other precocial species; radio-transmitters have been attached by gluing to the back (Dobony 2000, Goth and Jones 2001), using backpacks (Hubbard et al.
Sample--10 newly hatched chicks and 40 fertile eggs to determine intestinal microbiota at hatch, 900 fertile eggs to determine effects of probiotic on hatchability, and 1560 chicks from treated or control eggs.