tack·y1 / ˈtakē/ • adj. (tack·i·er , tack·i·est ) (of glue, paint, or other substances) retaining a slightly sticky feel; not fully dry: the paint was still tacky. DERIVATIVES: tack·i·ness n. tack·y2 • adj. (tack·i·er , tack·i·est ) inf. showing poor taste and quality: even in her faintly tacky costumes, she won our hearts. DERIVATIVES: tack·i·ly / ˈtakəlē/ adv. tack·i·ness n.
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