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tachism

play
noun, often capitalized tach·ism \ˈta-ˌshi-zəm\

Definition of tachism

tachist play \ˈta-shist\ also tachiste play \ta-ˈshēst\ adjective or noun often capitalized


Origin of tachism

French tachisme, from tache stain, spot, blob, from Old French teche, tache, of Germanic origin; akin to Old Saxon tēkan sign, Old High German zeihhan — more at token


First Known Use: 1955


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