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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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They receive further encouragement from the show's denouement, which invariably features a designer or decorator of Christ-like patience who steps in to mollify the warring factions by curbing even the tackiest excesses and delivering a touch of class and taste that both can live with.
Still, my friend emailed me the other day to inform me that Maesteg was still playing host this year to some of the tackiest displays of illuminated ostentation imaginable, so at least I'm spared the risk of the National Grid going down as dusk falls.
He decided to decree July 15 as T-shirt Sunday, with recognition for the tackiest T-shirt.
Then walk to the entrance of the northwest baggage claim corridor to see Gary Sweeney's lighthearted paean to tourists, America, Why I Love Her, in which snapshots on two maps illustrate the country's best and tackiest tourist traps.
Zabbers will then vote to choose the worst of the worst - the wackiest, tackiest home design disaster
But this, of course, didn't stop Gok trying to show, yet again, that he would havea been a natural performer in the tackiest of the Carry On films.
It was Route 66 with a dip in the middle, and it would show us America at its richest and poorest, hippest and tackiest, fattest and skinniest.
It was a painful victory folks, because watching the tackiest, most classless woman in pop parading around a field in Co Down with her boobs out was NOT a pretty sight.
Sure, the tree might make the Guinness Book of Records for being the most costly, but Kipp's wondering if there is a slot in there for the tackiest tree, too?
com trend alert Kitsch is back in a big way for jewellery this season, so get your tackiest trinkets out and wear them with pride
And the balloon bride and groom at the top table was the tackiest thing ever.
A quick search for the tackiest souvenirs in the city unearthed lovespoons, which are supposed to bring you luck in romance, and a car air freshener made from recycled sheep poo - nice.
At 40, Will Ferrell is seven years younger than I, but seems to share the same fondness for that tackiest of times.
They're the tackiest thing I've ever seen in my life.
Val throws Sharon the tackiest of hen nights, with bunny girl outfits for everyone (including Paul).