Definitions

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  • noun The quality of being kitschy.

Etymologies

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kitschy +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Who but Tim could relish both the ‘mass-taste’ trashiness of I Dream of Jeannie, Trapper John, M.D., and Barnaby Jones and the kitschiness of tea ‘in the grandma manner’—in manically hyphenated rhymed couplets—and make it all seem relevant, poignant.

    The Best American Poetry 2010

  • Who but Tim could relish both the ‘mass-taste’ trashiness of I Dream of Jeannie, Trapper John, M.D., and Barnaby Jones and the kitschiness of tea ‘in the grandma manner’—in manically hyphenated rhymed couplets—and make it all seem relevant, poignant.

    The Best American Poetry 2010

  • Who but Tim could relish both the ‘mass-taste’ trashiness of I Dream of Jeannie, Trapper John, M.D., and Barnaby Jones and the kitschiness of tea ‘in the grandma manner’—in manically hyphenated rhymed couplets—and make it all seem relevant, poignant.

    The Best American Poetry 2010

  • Is it its transcendent fame; its ubiquity – to the point of kitschiness; its real or imagined value

    June 2009

  • Is it its transcendent fame; its ubiquity – to the point of kitschiness; its real or imagined value

    Oversaturated With Meaning

  • Entitled Histoire et représentation: Le génocide dans la fiction romanesque (1956), it questions the portrayal of the Shoah (with an all-too-often attendant kitschiness) by such world-renowned writers as William Styron and Heinrich Böll.

    Charlotte Wardi.

  • I'm searching for ways to transcend the kitschiness inherent in the SL aesthetic and haven't decided yet on how significant of a role SL will have in the film yet.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Is it its transcendent fame; its ubiquity – to the point of kitschiness; its real or imagined value

    Miscellany

  • I'm searching for ways to transcend the kitschiness inherent in the SL aesthetic and haven't decided yet on how significant of a role SL will have in the film yet.

    Is Second Life the theatre of the absurd? Ask the Kool-Aid Man in SL

  • Is it its transcendent fame; its ubiquity – to the point of kitschiness; its real or imagined value

    Oversaturated With Meaning

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