Origin of kitsch
OTHER WORDS FROM kitschkitsch·y, adjective
Words nearby kitsch
How to use kitsch in a sentence
Jennifer Lopez was someone you were supposed to love only ironically, as lowbrow kitsch.The Jennifer Lopez-Ben Affleck recoupling is the greatest gossip story we’ve had in years|Constance Grady|August 24, 2021|Vox
In the 90s and 2000s—and continuing to this day—Happy Meals partnered with movie releases, intended to drive audiences to the box office and provide kids with collectible pieces of kitsch.
Then came news this week that Taylor Kitsch has been cast as the third lead.
Instead Kitsch is the kind of man who invites an audience of women.
In a show with no shortage of great performances, Kitsch stood out.
In other words, Taylor Kitsch at his best plays against ego.
The fringes of the scarf lead to a collection of kitsch photos colored in purple dye.Shining a Spotlight on Mexico’s Iconic Textile—the Rebozo|Liza Foreman|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kitsch-like images are used as ironic devices in artworks critical of the bourgeois taste.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
British Dictionary definitions for kitsch
- tawdry, vulgarized, or pretentious art, literature, etc, usually with popular or sentimental appeal
- (as modifier)a kitsch plaster bust of Beethoven
Derived forms of kitschkitschy, adjective
Word Origin for kitsch
Cultural definitions for kitsch
Works of art and other objects (such as furniture) that are meant to look costly but actually are in poor taste.