echt

adjective
\ ˈeḵt How to pronounce echt (audio) \

Definition of echt

: true, genuine an echt New Yorker

Examples of echt in a Sentence

an echt New Englander wouldn't think of putting tomatoes in clam chowder
Recent Examples on the Web Wood entrances me as the Arensberg circle’s most outstanding echt American, other than Man Ray. Peter Schjeldahl, The New Yorker, 7 Mar. 2022 Its design is echt seventies, using more fonts than the exhibition had artists, and features photographs of the six artists, from grinning baby pictures to pensive head shots. Andrea K. Scott, The New Yorker, 3 July 2021 Pot and pseudo-profundity go together like pot and finger food, and there’s no more pseudo-profound album from the pseudo-profound, echt-awesome world of prog-rock than Fragile. Vulture Editors, Vulture, 20 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of echt

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for echt

German echt & Yiddish ekht

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Last Updated

30 Mar 2022

Cite this Entry

“Echt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/echt. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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