tachism

noun, often capitalized
tach·​ism | \ ˈta-ˌshi-zəm How to pronounce tachism (audio) \

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tachist \ ˈta-​shist How to pronounce tachism (audio) \ or less commonly tachiste \ ta-​ˈshēst How to pronounce tachism (audio) \ adjective or noun, often capitalized

First Known Use of tachism

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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 entry 1

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“Tachism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tachism. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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