/ (ˈtækɪz) /
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pl n singular tacky
Southern African informal tennis shoes or plimsolls
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Word Origin for tackies
C20: probably from tacky 1, with reference to their nonslip rubber soles
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How to use tackies in a sentence
I ventured to remind Mammy that all dwellers in the country were not tackies.Southern Lights and Shadows|Various