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ticky-tacky

Saltos de línea: ticky-tacky
Pronunciación: /ˈtɪkɪˌtaki
 
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North American informal

Definición de ticky-tacky en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
Inferior or cheap material, especially as used in suburban building.
Example sentences
  • The number of single-person households is on the rise; we all want our own little boxes made of ticky-tacky.
  • And they're all made out of ticky-tacky and they all look just the same.

adjetivo

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Made of inferior material; cheap or in poor taste: ticky-tacky little houses
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He called Sid about the hundreds of unsold, unrented, slapped-up, ticky-tacky apartments in Greater Belfast.

Origen

1960s: probably a reduplication of tacky2.

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