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Then, the public treated the relationship as tacky, embarrassing, tarnishing both their images.
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For most outdoor spaces, a solid color works well and won’t seem too tacky.
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It is an object my grandmother would certainly have called “tacky, tacky,” and she would have been right.
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In the evening, masked waitresses in colorful, frilly dresses balance bottles of tequila on their heads and perform to “Baby Shark” at a tacky restaurant in Cancún’s nightlife district.
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There’s a universal tripod plate with various threaded sockets, as well as an adhesive wall mount that sticks to any flat surface with a tacky 3M adhesive.
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We looked like a tacky party as almost every one had on something borrowed or incongruous.
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Thus cried the urchin, following close behind the party, upon his mountain-tacky.
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Rounding and backing are best done after the glue has ceased to be tacky, but before it has set hard.
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Although several of the formulas remained tacky for over a week, all dried thoroughly in the time allotted.
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Cut off a slip of paper of the same size, put on some of the knotting, and when it is tacky, stick down the strengthening slip.
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WORDS RELATED TO TACKY

  • cheap and dirty
  • common
  • commonplace
  • déclassé
  • hack
  • low-grade
  • low-quality
  • mean
  • mediocre
  • poor
  • shoddy
  • substandard
  • tacky
  • tawdry
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