Definition of Blu-Tack in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbluːtak/


[mass noun] trademark
A pale blue adhesive substance typically used to attach paper to walls or other hard surfaces: you needn’t invest in permanent notices: slips of paper and Blu-Tack will do
More example sentences
  • So I put some Blu-Tack and my little mini camera in my pocket and we stuck his pictures up underneath all these great big works of art.
  • When asked about their extra gear they consider necessary to be professional landscape photographers, two said a tripod and the third wanted Blu-Tack to keep his filters in place and a notebook and pen!
  • We had posters displayed on most estates, taped or stuck up with Blu-Tack, and they stayed up.


[with object]
Attach (something) to a wall or other hard surface using Blu-Tack: he’s Blu-Tacked a large map of the British Isles to his wall
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  • Fortunately there was a technical drawing of the place I could Blu-Tack up and use to keep myself from going astray.
  • We ended up taking the pics with the prints Blu-Tacked to the windows in the back garden.
  • A Respect poster is Blu-Tacked to his shop window.

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