Definitions for kitschkɪtʃ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
something of tawdry design, appearance, or content created to appeal to popular or undiscriminating taste.
Origin of kitsch:
1925–30; < G, der. of kitschen to throw together (a work of art)
excessively garish or sentimental art; usually considered in bad taste
Art, decorative objects and other forms of representation of questionable artistic or aesthetic value; a representation that is excessively sentimental, overdone, or vulgar.
Said especially of art and decor that is considered of questionable aesthetic value; excessively sentimental, overdone or vulgar.
Origin: From Kitsch, from dialectal kitschen, the word and concept were popularized in the 1930's by several critics who opposed it to avant garde art.