tacky[ tak-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF tacky
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TACKY
When the glaire has ceased to be “tacky,” the gold is laid on.
Madison, my first town, showed me that my clothes were homemade and tacky.
This effect is further magnified if the “tacky” piece of rubber is packed in close contact with previously unaffected rubber.
It has been stated that sound rubber left in contact with tacky specimens was found to be unaffected after two years.
There is sufficient evidence to warrant the injunction that tacky rubber should be excluded from contact with sound rubber.
The grimy old towel, the slimy old towel, The tacky old towel that hung on the wall.
A vellum binding which is “tacky” may be rubbed over with powdered soapstone after cleaning.
People were sorrier than ever for Jim and for his aunt and for the tacky, pretty little Hardin girl.
If it is allowed to get properly dry it will be next to impossible to make it tacky by breathing upon it.
We looked like a tacky party as almost every one had on something borrowed or incongruous.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TACKY
- badly dressed
- badly worn
- down at the heel
- full of holes
- in holes
- in rags
- in tatters
- poorly made
- worse for wear
- below par
- in a bad way
- out of condition
- under the weather
- used up