Kitschy (adjective)

  1. Of or relating to a style that is considered to be in poor taste, because it is too elaborate, sentimental, or cutesy.
  2. Of or relating to a style or product that is cheaply made and sold, especially one that is imitative or of poor quality.


1960s: perhaps from kitsch, a term of german origin.


  1. The room was decorated in a kitschy style, with bright pink wallpaper and fake flowers.
  2. She collected kitschy souvenirs from her travels, including miniature plastic Eiffel Towers.
  3. The movie was criticized for its kitschy special effects and over-the-top acting.
  4. The gift shop was full of kitschy items, like ceramic cats and fake crystal figurines.
  5. He dismissed the painting as a kitschy imitation of a famous masterwork.
Some random words: funereal, superimpose, rectify