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Synonyms for tacky
ˈtæk i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tacky(adj)

    (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch

    "tacky varnish"

    Synonyms:
    flashy, tawdry, cheap, meretricious, flash, gimcrack, tatty, garish, brassy, trashy, loud, gaudy

    Antonyms:
    dry, tasteful

  2. brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy(adj)

    tastelessly showy

    "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"

    Synonyms:
    forte, crummy, brazen, brazen-faced, chintzy, ratty, audacious, specious, loud, punk, shabby, flashy, meretricious, jazzy, cheapjack, bodacious, inexpensive, tinny, bum, cheap, sleazy, trashy, brassy, insolent, gaudy, garish, tatty, shoddy, sporty, cheesy, tawdry, brasslike, moth-eaten, bald-faced, barefaced, gimcrack, chinchy, flash, showy, gilded, rubbishy

    Antonyms:
    tasteful, dry

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tacky(a)

    Synonyms:
    sticky, adhesive, dowdy, shabby, unkempt, seedy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tacky":

    vulgar, tasteless, trivial, distasteful, sticky, trashy, clingy, corny, cheesy, dorky, has-been

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#193434chintzy
#209600meretricious
#277340barefaced

How to use tacky in a sentence?

  1. Anne Marie Blackman:

    Santa hats on geese is classic( early)'80s, someone would have had home decorations that matched that sweater, and they weren't tacky at all, at that time. ... You can picture someone with embroidered geese in a deep brown frame.

  2. David Anasagasti:

    Walls are getting done over, left and right, with total disregard, it’s getting kind of tacky.

  3. Debra Tate:

    I know for a fact she did not have a premonition — awake or in a dream — that she and Jay would have their throat cut, i checked with all of her living friends. None of her friends had any knowledge of this. Tacky, tacky, tacky. It’s a total fabrication.

  4. David Anasagasti:

    It’s getting kind of tacky.


Translations for tacky

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  • billig, geschmacklos, klebrigGerman
  • malbongustaEsperanto
  • pegajosoSpanish
  • mauton, halpa, tahmea, tyylitön, tökerö, tarttuvaFinnish
  • quétaine, collantFrench
  • pacchiano, viscosoItalian
  • דָבִיקHebrew
  • lipīgsLatvian
  • slecht, goedkoop, smakeloos, kleverigDutch
  • lepkiPolish
  • cafona, pegajoso, mirabolante, de mau gosto, desleixado, grudento, espalhafatoso, brega, fajutoPortuguese
  • lipiciosRomanian
  • дешёвый, низкопробный, липкий, безвкусный, низкокачественный, аляповатый, неряшливый, бедно одетый, мишурный, кричащий, неэлегантный, показной, броскийRussian
  • klibbigSwedish
  • baduyTagalog
  • 俗气的Chinese

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