Ersatz was Mondays word of the day.
I don’t care what these fast food companies tell me about their food being “real.” It’s ersatz junk that a fucking mule wouldn’t eat if it had a brain.
- Made in imitation; artificial, especially of a poor quality.
- Something made in imitation; an effigy or substitute.
artificial, faux, imitation, knock off
Borrowed from German Ersatz (“replacement”), and from the German ersetzen (“to replace”).
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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)
Ersatz. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/ersatz. Accessed 4 June 2023.
The Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago Style)
The Effin Word, s.v. ersatz, accessed June 4, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/ersatz.
American Psychological Association (APA Style)
The Effin Word. (n.d.). Ersatz. In The Effin Word. Retrieved June 4, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/ersatz