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tacky

1. mod. cheap; crude. That was a tacky thing to do to her.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. Tom was a little tacky, so he gave me his car keys.

ticky-tacky

(ˈtɪkitæki)
n. cheap and shabby material. Those houses are just made of ticky-tacky, and they won’t even be here in twenty years.
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He said RM2 had added a "glossy coat" to the top and bottom surfaces of the pallet, which "has made the pallets much tackier when they're on the forklift and when you have empty RM2 pallets stacked upon one another.
But for the 260-pound tackier, who is quite sensitive to a needle pinch, perhaps some pampering may be in order.
GENTLE READER: If anything is tackier than instructing your guests to do your shopping at their expense, it is tallying up your missed opportunities to do so.
I've noticed, too, that many of the major retailers now ply tawdry Christmas stock alongside even tackier Halloween merchandise in September.
Given that all tackles analysed in this study were complete tackles where the hall-carrier and tackier became one system and moved in the same direction after contact, it was assumed that momentum after the collision was conserved (inelastic collisions).
The HCPS mill is supplied with a Sidman Scraper for thixotropic materials and the Anchor Helix Scraper blade for heavier, tackier materials.
It's not quite as awful as The Love Machine, The Love Bus or Love Shaft (congratulate yourself if you recognise none of those) but it is a whole world tackier, not least the script.
Peroxide curing can lead to microscopic bubbles, surface darkening and a tackier surface (i.
Katie also said the ground was tackier in some places than last year and it just didn't suit him that well.
The tackier the better, the more lights and bells and overall ugliness.
Jackie, his shopaholic spouse, granted Greenfield broad access to her being-a-broad lifestyle--wearing fur coats in ski boats, displaying herself and her body in all manner of tacky, cleavage-and-cut-off-shorts outfits and even tackier works of Jackie-inspired "art" throughout their home.
He finished fifth there and it was a good run considering the ground was tackier than he'd like.
Meanwhile sterling (GBP) watchers may wait in vain for a bout of serious gloating from the tackier end of the Tory part over the Eurozone's continuing troubles.