kitsch


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kitsch

 (kĭch)
n.
Pieces of art or other objects that appeal to popular or uncultivated taste, as in being garish or overly sentimental.

[German Kitsch (originally used of kitschy painting ), perhaps from kitschen, to sweep or rake up street mud, or from German dialectal kitschen, to sell off cheaply.]

kitsch′i·fy′ v.
kitsch′y adj.

kitsch

(kɪtʃ)
n
a. tawdry, vulgarized, or pretentious art, literature, etc, usually with popular or sentimental appeal
b. (as modifier): a kitsch plaster bust of Beethoven.
[C20: from German]
ˈkitschy adj

kitsch

(kɪtʃ)

n.
something of tawdry design, appearance, or content created to appeal to popular or undiscriminating taste.
[1925–30; < German, derivative of kitschen to throw together (a work of art)]
kitsch′y, adj.

kitsch

A German word meaning art or writing that is oversentimental or vulgar.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kitsch - excessively garish or sentimental art; usually considered in bad taste
art, fine art - the products of human creativity; works of art collectively; "an art exhibition"; "a fine collection of art"

kitsch

noun bad taste, vulgarity, coarseness, tastelessness, grossness, tawdriness, gaudiness, lack of refinement a hideous ballgown verging on the kitsch
Translations
kitsahtavakitschkitsikruusatturihkama
kitschquétainekitch
kič
giccsgiccses

kitsch

[kɪtʃ]
A. ADJkitsch, cursi
B. Nkitsch m, cursilería f

kitsch

[ˈkɪtʃ]
nkitsch m inv
adjkitsch inv

kitsch

nKitsch m

kitsch

[kɪtʃ]
1. nkitsch m inv
2. adjkitsch inv
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