\ ˈeḵt How to pronounce echt (audio) \

Definition of echt

: true, genuine an echt New Yorker

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an echt New Englander wouldn't think of putting tomatoes in clam chowder

First Known Use of echt

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for echt

German echt & Yiddish ekht

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“Echt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/echt. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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