HyperDic: ersatz

English > 2 senses of the word ersatz:
ADJECTIVEallersatz, substituteartificial and inferior
NOUNcognitionersatzan artificial or inferior substitute or imitation
ersatz > pronunciation
Soundseh'rsaa.ts; eh'rzaa.ts
Rhymeslats ... Watts: 6 rhymes with aats...
English > ersatz: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningArtificial and inferior.
Example"ersatz coffee"
Synonymsubstitute
Broaderartificial, unrealcontrived by art rather than nature
Spanishsucedáneo, sustituto
English > ersatz: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn artificial or inferior substitute or imitation.
Broadersubstitute, replacementA person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
Spanishsustituto

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