kitsch Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “kitsch” in the English Dictionary

"kitsch" in British English

See all translations

kitschnoun [U]

uk   us   /kɪtʃ/
kitschy
adjective uk   us   /ˈkɪtʃ.i/
a kitschy gilt-framed ​mirror
(Definition of kitsch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"kitsch" in American English

See all translations

kitschnoun [U]

 us   /kɪtʃ/
showyart or ​cheap, ​decorativeobjects that are ​attractive to ​people who are ​thought to ​lack any ​appreciation of ​style or ​beauty: She ​collects all ​sorts of kitsch, like these ​ceramic figurines of ​moviestars.
(Definition of kitsch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kitsch”
in Chinese (Simplified) 俗气的装饰品, 庸俗的艺术品…
in Turkish zevksiz popüler sanat/süsler/tasarım vb…
in Russian китч, дешевка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 俗氣的裝飾品, 庸俗的藝術品…
in Polish kicz…
What is the pronunciation of kitsch?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“kitsch” in British English

Word of the Day

hipster

someone who is very influenced by the most recent ideas and fashions

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More