The definition of kitsch is a form of art that is an inferior, often gaudy, imitation of a famous piece of art that is created for popular appeal.(noun)
An example of kitsch is a "Mickey Mao" t-shirt.
See kitsch in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Ger, gaudy trash < dial. kitschen, to smear
See kitsch in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , probably of dialectal origin.
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