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ticky–tacky

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noun \ˌti-kē-ˈta-kē\

Definition of ticky–tacky

plural ticky–tackies also ticky–tacks

  1. :  sleazy or shoddy material used especially in the construction of look-alike tract houses; also :  something built of ticky-tacky



Variants of ticky–tacky

also ticky–tack play \-ˈtak\

Origin of ticky–tacky

reduplication of tacky


First Known Use: 1962

Rhymes with ticky–tacky


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ticky–tacky

adjective

Definition of ticky–tacky

  1. 1 :  of an uninspired or monotonous sameness

  2. 2 :  tacky

  3. 3 :  built of ticky-tacky



1964

First Known Use of ticky–tacky

1964

Variants of ticky–tacky

also ticky–tack

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