how to pronounce kitsch


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the above transcription of kitsch is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

kitsch is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of kitsch in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… well it's pretty kitsch whatever it is …”

meanings of kitsch


  1. Art, decorative objects and other forms of representation of questionable artistic or aesthetic value; a representation that is excessively sentimental, overdone, or vulgar.


  1. Of art and decor: of questionable aesthetic value; excessively sentimental, overdone or vulgar.

kitsch frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word kitsch occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics kitsch can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that kitsch can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to kitsch


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