Ersatz - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈersɑːts|  American pronunciation of the word ersatz
Brit.  |ˈəːsats|  British pronunciation of the word ersatz

noun

- an artificial or inferior substitute or imitation

adjective

- artificial and inferior(syn: substitute)

Examples

an apartment complex designed as an ersatz Mediterranean villa

...like everything else the restaurant served, the whipped cream on the dessert was ersatz...

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