Definitions for TACKYˈtæk i

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. tacky(adj)

    (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch

    "tacky varnish"

  2. brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy(adj)

    tastelessly showy

    "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. tacky(Adjective)

    Of a substance, slightly sticky.

    This paint isn't dry yet - it's still a bit tacky.

  2. tacky(Adjective)

    Of low quality.

    That market stall sells all sorts of tacky ornaments.

  3. tacky(Adjective)

    In poor taste.

    That was a tacky thing to say.

  4. tacky(Adjective)

    gaudy, flashy, showy, garish

  5. tacky(Adjective)

    dowdy, shabbily dressed

  6. tacky(Adjective)

    shabby, dowdy (in one's appearance)

  7. Origin: Compare techy, tack a spot.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Tacky(adj)

    sticky; adhesive; raw; -- said of paint, varnish, etc., when not well dried

Translations for TACKY

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • billig, geschmacklos, klebrigGerman
  • malbongustaEsperanto
  • pegajosoSpanish
  • mauton, halpa, tahmea, tyylitön, tökerö, tarttuvaFinnish
  • quétaine, collantFrench
  • pacchiano, viscosoItalian
  • lipīgsLatvian
  • slecht, goedkoop, smakeloos, kleverigDutch
  • lepkiPolish
  • cafona, pegajoso, mirabolante, de mau gosto, desleixado, grudento, espalhafatoso, brega, fajutoPortuguese
  • lipiciosRomanian
  • дешёвый, низкопробный, липкий, безвкусный, низкокачественный, аляповатый, неряшливый, бедно одетый, мишурный, кричащий, неэлегантный, показной, броскийRussian
  • klibbigSwedish
  • baduyTagalog

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