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ticky–tacky

play
noun \ˌti-kē-ˈta-kē\
variants: or less commonly

ticky–tack

play \-ˈtak\

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

Origin and Etymology of ticky–tacky

reduplication of tacky


First Known Use: 1962


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ticky–tacky

adjective
variants: or less commonly

ticky–tack

Definition of ticky–tacky

  1. 1 :  of an uninspired or monotonous sameness

  2. 2 :  2tacky

  3. 3 :  built of ticky-tacky

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