CHIC@S (on Spanish Messaging Apps)

What Does CHIC@S Mean?

(¿Que Significa CHIC@S?)

CHIC@S means "chicos or chicas." ("Chicos" means "boys" or "guys" in English. "Chicas" means "girls" or "ladies" in English.)

In Spanish, females can be described "chicas," while "chicos" are either males or a mix of males and females. The @ sign is used to represent either an "o" or an "a."

The @ is also used in amig@s.

Summary of Key Points

"chicos or chicas" is the most common definition for CHIC@S on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:chicos or chicas
Guessability:guessability level 4

4: Difficult to guess (if you're not Spanish)

Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

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When I write CHIC@S, I mean this:

meaning of CHIC@S

"chicos or chicas"

Example of CHIC@S Used in a Text

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