Definition of tackiness
: the quality or state of being tacky
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My skin was left with a slight sheen and mild tackiness — not ideal for daily wear, but totally doable for a day at the beach.
Here, the softer Italian and French cheeses developed the slightest bit of undesirable tackiness where the cut surface was exposed to the air in the Grotto.
The issue is, why can’t Lina indulge in equal opportunity tackiness?
Like many other Reagan-era parvenus, the Boeskys conspicuously consumed the spoils of genteel wealth—but, never having been close to the real thing, they were betrayed by their immutable tackiness.
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