Tacky

Adjective

  • Gaudy, flashy, showy, garish.
  • (colloquial) In poor taste.

    "That was a tacky thing to say."

  • Shabby, dowdy (in one's appearance).
  • (colloquial) Of low quality.

    "That market stall sells all sorts of tacky ornaments."

  • Dowdy, shabbily dressed.
  • Of a substance, slightly sticky.

    "This paint isn't dry yet - it's still a bit tacky."

Noun

  • Alternative form of tackey

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