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tachism

[ tash-iz-uhm ]
/ ˈtæʃ ɪz əm /
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noun (sometimes initial capital letter)

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Also ta·chisme [French ta-shees-muh]. /French taˈʃis mə/.

Origin of tachism

1950–55; <French tachisme, equivalent to tache spot, (<Vulgar Latin *tacca, probably <Gothic taikns mark, akin to token) + -isme-ism

OTHER WORDS FROM tachism

tachist, ta·chiste [French ta-sheest], /French taˈʃist/, noun, adjective
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