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A.Word.A.Day--echt

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This week's theme: short words.

echt (ekht) adjective

Authentic; typical.

[From German echt (genuine, typical).]

See more usage examples of echt in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.

-Anu Garg (words at wordsmith.org)

"Costume and prop man Pete Rush has provided echt polyester '70s garb for Miles and weathered denim for the farmers." Barbara Adams; Farm Life Not So Simple in Stellar 'Drawer Boy'; The Ithaca Journal (New York); Oct 28, 2004.

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