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1.
In bad taste. This usage, as opposed to the physical description, originated in the rural South but has since been adopted for use nationwide and in urban settings.
Wearing a translucent blouse and a black bra is downright tacky.
by eViL pOp TaRt January 24, 2006
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2.
gaudy, flamboyant, and flashy in apparel;
wearing lots of gold jewelry;
pimp-like appearance;
by lexicon June 17, 2003
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3.
Used in Limerick instead of the word trainers as it is too posh and get you beaten up
See my Adidas tackies, Pa robbed em for me from Champion
by Lisa Curran April 04, 2005
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4.
Limerick term for a runner/sneaker/trainer
Sorry bud no tackies allowed" or "Me mouth is as dry as an Arabs tackie
by Stevo November 10, 2004
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5.
Someone that is overdressed/overdone and is just a show off
#1: If your tacky you'll definitely be on the Jersey Shore

#2: Kim Kardashian is Tacky
by Potion9 June 14, 2010
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6.
the crease you get where the butt meets the leg.
this bathing suit really shows my tacky...
by mexrex July 31, 2008
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7.
A popular playground manouevre in Liverpool. Tackying is the act of rubbing one's hand on arse-crack, grundle and ball-bag before rubbing it in somebody's face. the Tacky is a punisnment reserved for only the worst of playground Knob-shines
A typical situation in which a Tacky would be administered:

"did you hear what Smigger was saying about your ma?"

"Yeh, I Tackied fuckin beaut."
by wazzmo January 28, 2009
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