One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of art, objects, or design) considered to be in poor taste because of excessive garishness or sentimentality, but sometimes appreciated in an ironic or knowing way.‘kitschy souvenir shops’‘kitschy pop culture’
- ‘In post-war England, the somewhat kitschy chain of "Holiday Camps" designed for the British working class were popular recreation meccas.’
- ‘A kitschy clock in the shape of a cat swings its tail on the wall.’
- ‘The scene is set at a kitschy Havana nightclub where the protagonists drift off with different partners.’
- ‘The sleek horses, cute lambs, elephants and a hippopotamus could be auditioning for kitschy animal calendars.’
- ‘The house he and his companion inhabit, with its wood paneling, kitschy horse lamp and loosely covered sofa, is far from upscale suburbia.’
- ‘The painting has elements that recall kitschy Florida palm tree souvenirs.’
- ‘Her nature vistas also coolly refer to the kitschy scenes found on the sides of customized vans.’
- ‘She steals a pair of ancient earrings on display in a kitschy African mall store.’
- ‘Kitschy Christmas cards can be found at any convenience store in any town across the United States.’
- ‘He runs a kitschy bathroom novelties outlet in Los Angeles.’
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