tacky

(redirected from Tackies)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Until recently Marsh Tackies were still managed in this fashion.
During the initial field inspection of a number of Marsh Tackies, it was revealed that many of the horses were still very clearly consistent with the old Colonial Spanish "type.
Marsh Tackies have played a significant role in South Carolina's history.
In line with the conservation effort for the breed, Marsh Tacky owner/breeder David Grant, with the assistance of Equus Survival Trust, held an open house in the fall of 2006 at his farm to help introduce the public to Marsh Tackies.