Definition of chickabiddy in English:

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chickabiddy

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɪkəbɪdi/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun (plural chickabiddies)

informal
An affectionate form of address for a small child or a loved one.
Example sentences
  • She called the ugly fat water snakes her little chickabiddies, and let them crawl and sprawl about on her spongy bosom.

Origin

Late 18th century: from chick1 + -a- (for ease of pronunciation) + biddy.

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Line breaks: chicka|biddy

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