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tacky

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of tacky

  1. 1 marked by an obvious lack of style or good taste it was tacky to wear sneakers to the wedding tacky plastic flowers Synonyms of 1tacky cheesy, dowdy, inelegant, styleless, tasteless, ticky-tacky (also ticky-tack), trashy, unfashionable, unstylish Words Related to 1tacky graceless, inappropriate, incorrect, unbecoming, unseemly, unsuitable, wrong; outmoded, out-of-date, passé; coarse, crude, unrefined, vulgar; cheap, common, inferior, junky, lousy, low-grade, second-rate, shoddy, sleazy, tawdry; flashy, garish, gaudy, glitzy, grotesque, kitsch, kitschy, loud, ostentatious, overdone, showy, splashy Near Antonyms of 1tacky appropriate, becoming, correct, fitting, proper, right, seemly, suitable; conservative, genteel, handsome, neat, quiet, refined, restrained, simple, understated; contemporary, modern, up-to-date; à la mode (also a la mode), happening, in, modish, swank (or swanky) Antonyms of 1tacky chic, classic, classy, elegant, exquisite, fashionable, fine, posh, ritzy, smart, sophisticated, stylish, tasteful

  2. 2 showing signs of advanced wear and tear and neglect a tacky old couch that needed new upholstery Synonyms of 1tacky beat-up, bombed-out, dilapidated, dog-eared, down-at-the-heels (or down-at-heel also down-at-the-heel or down-at-heels), dumpy, grungy, mangy, mean, miserable, moth-eaten, neglected, ratty, run-down, scrubby, scruffy, seedy, sleazy, tacky, tatterdemalion, tatty, threadbare, timeworn, tumbledownWords Related to 1tacky abandoned, uncared-for, unkept; desolate, forlorn, godforsaken; broken-down, decrepit, tired, worn-out; bedraggled, dingy, ragged, tattered; decaying, deteriorated, deteriorating, rackety, ramshackle, rattletrap, rickety, tumbledown; broken, damaged, destroyed, harmed, hurt, impaired, injured, ruined, wreckedNear Antonyms of 1tacky brand-new, fresh, new; cared-for, kept-up, maintained; mended, patched, rebuilt, reconstructed; smart, spiffy, spruce


tacky

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of tacky

  1. tending to adhere to objects upon contact don't touch the walls while the fresh paint is still tacky Synonyms of 2tacky adherent, adhesive, clingy, gluey, glutinous, gummy, tacky, tenacious, viscidWords Related to 2tacky gelatinous, gooey, ropy (also ropey), syrupy, viscous; pitchy, tarryNear Antonyms of 2tacky nonviscousAntonyms of 2tacky nonadhesive



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