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“All of the ideas were so awful and tacky so I said no,” she says.Diane von Furstenberg: How I Learned to Love My Wrap Dress|Lizzie Crocker|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some of the sweaters he thought were true works of art, and some he thought were just tacky or funny.A Full-Length Bill Cosby Portrait: From Track Star to Ugly Sweaters|Scott Porch|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And in Moominland Midwinter Jansson immortalised her life-partner Tuulikki as wise, life-embracing Too-ticky.
Only Too—ticky helps him learn to respect them in their otherness.
The American Apparel adverts are deemed tacky and offensive because they dramatize, brazenly, the sex-drenched time we live in.
We looked like a tacky party as almost every one had on something borrowed or incongruous.Back at School with the Tucker Twins|Nell Speed
Thus cried the urchin, following close behind the party, upon his mountain-tacky.Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia|William Gilmore Simms
He wondered whether Ricky-ticky was in a tight corner, head over ears in debt or love.
I'm afraid our Ricky-ticky's hardly in a state to give very reliable information.
Rounding and backing are best done after the glue has ceased to be tacky, but before it has set hard.Bookbinding, and the Care of Books|Douglas Cockerell