tack·​i·​fy ˈta-kə-ˌfī How to pronounce tackify (audio)
tackified; tackifying

transitive verb

: to make (something, such as a resin adhesive) tacky or more tacky
tackifier noun

Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tackify was in 1942

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Cite this Entry

“Tackify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tackify. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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