: residual tackiness or stickiness of a film (as of a varnish) after drying is complete

Word History


after- + tack entry 1

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aftertack was in 1936

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“Aftertack.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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