noun, often capitalized \ˈta-ˌshi-zəm\

Definition of TACHISM

tach·ist \ˈta-shist\ also ta·chiste \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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