What does tacky mean?

Bad taste

An oft used term for something that lacks good taste.

The term is commonly utilized to reference clothing or decorative taste in a poor way. The term is similar to ugly but a little less harsh. The term can also refer to disapproval of somebody's actions. Similar to the BT acronym.


"Did you see what she was wearing?
Yes, OMG, that's so tacky!"

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Last Updated: January 15, 2014

Tacky definition

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