In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(affectation)intelectualismo izquierdista masculine
- Derrida, who taught at Harvard and the Sorbonne, became the epitome of radical chic in the intellectual world of the 1970s and 1980s with his controversial theories.
- Beard, beret, curly hair and bandana knotted round his throat, he was the epitome of a certain type of radical chic, rivalling that of James Dean, and his image is to be found on the walls of student rooms even today.
- But these were largely radical chic, middle-class affairs, fought to an agenda.
- Hiding beneath the mask of radical chic lies a deeply sentimental story.
- Bernstein, who later personified radical chic in his support of the Black Panthers, would never return to the attitude of ‘Krupke.’
- It's for people from the suburbs who think Monet is far-out radical chic or don't know that abstract expressionism is passé.
- This time, he had gone too far with a mixed-up-media theater piece that took religion, pop culture, radical chic, symphonic pretension, and sheer gall to new extremes of bad taste.
- The poem is perhaps intended to be taken with a pinch of salt, but there is no mistaking its air of radical chic.
2(people)the radical chic — el radical chic
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