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TACKINESS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does tackiness mean? 

TACKINESS (noun)
  The noun TACKINESS has 2 senses:

1. the property of being cohesive and sticky
2. tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar

  Familiarity information: TACKINESS used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TACKINESS (noun)


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Meaning:

The property of being cohesive and sticky

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

viscidity; tackiness; ropiness; gumminess; gluiness; glueyness; viscidness; cohesiveness

Hypernyms ("tackiness" is a kind of...):

viscosity; viscousness (resistance of a liquid to sheer forces (and hence to flow))


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Meaning:

Tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

sleaze; tat; cheapness; tackiness

Hypernyms ("tackiness" is a kind of...):

tastelessness (inelegance indicated by a lack of good taste)


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