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An imitation of the sound that an antique cash register would make, often used when discussing financial matters or transactions, especially some form of profit. We've posted some excellent sales numbers this holiday season—cha-ching!


Ostentatiously fancy I don't like chi-chi décor like that—I would rather that my house be comfortable and inviting.


A nickname for the city of Chicago, Illinois. Oh, when you're in Chi-town this weekend, you have to check out the Bean and go to a Cubs game.
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mod. elegant. Her living room is so chi-chi that you are afraid to go in.


(ˈʃɑɪtɑʊn and ˈtʃɑɪtɑʊn)
n. Chicago, Illinois. I can’t wait to get back to old Chitown.


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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