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a piece of old tackie
An especially simple or easy task. Primarily heard in South Africa. See? I told you that application would be a piece of old tackie.
obsolete To drive or extremely quickly; to burn rubber. Possibly connected to the adjective "tacky," referencing the effect of heat on rubber. I told him to tread tackie and we peeled out so fast that we left tracks on the pavement.
a piece of old tackiean easy task.
1979 Cape Times Getting the news of the Zimbabwe Rhodesian ceasefire to the… guerillas might well make Paul Revere's famous midnight ride look like a piece of old tackie.
tread tackiedrive or accelerate.
1989 Daily Dispatch By the time they finally trod tackie on the road out, a full week had gone by.
Tackies are plimsolls. The origin of the word is uncertain, though there may be a connection with the English adjective tacky , meaning ‘slightly sticky’, perhaps referring to the effect of extreme heat on the plimsolls' rubber soles.