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kitsch

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noun \ˈkich\

Simple Definition of kitsch

  • : things (such as movies or works of art) that are of low quality and that many people find amusing and enjoyable

Full Definition of kitsch

  1. 1 :  something that appeals to popular or lowbrow taste and is often of poor quality

  2. 2 :  a tacky or lowbrow quality or condition <teetering on the brink of kitsch — Ron Miller>

kitsch adjective
kitschy play \ˈki-chē\ adjective

Examples of kitsch

  1. The restaurant is decorated with 1950s furniture and kitsch from old TV shows.



Origin of kitsch

German


First Known Use: 1925


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