Definition of Tackiness

1. Noun. The property of being cohesive and sticky.




2. Noun. Tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar.
Exact synonyms: Cheapness, Sleaze, Tat
Generic synonyms: Tastelessness
Derivative terms: Cheap, Cheap, Cheap, Sleazy, Tacky, Tatty

Definition of Tackiness

1. Noun. The state of being tacky ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tackiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tackiness

tackets
tackety
tackey
tackeys
tackie
tackier
tackies
tackiest
tackified
tackifier
tackifiers
tackifies
tackify
tackifying
tackily
tackiness (current term)
tackinesses
tacking
tacking up
tackings
tackle fall
tackle twill
tackled
tackler
tacklers
tackles
tackless
tackling
tacklings

Literary usage of Tackiness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Rubber by Philip Schidrowitz (1911)
"The phenomenon of tackiness is certainly not—as was at one time believed—due to ... Among the causes of tackiness, sunlight, heat, bacteria, enzymes, ..."

2. Plantation Rubber and the Testing of Rubber by George Stafford Whitby (1920)
"tackiness in plantation rubber. — As different conditions which may lead to tackiness in plantation rubber, the following may be mentioned * : (a) Exposure, ..."

3. The Chemistry of the Rubber Industry by Harold Edwin Potts (1912)
"A defect exhibited by the less carefully prepared plantation rubbers, and by various wild rubbers, is that of " tackiness." This is another property easy to ..."

4. Instruction in Photography by William de Wiveleslie Abney (1900)
"A fine powder sprinkled over the exposed surface will adhere to the tacky portions in the ratio of the tackiness. Hence a picture will be built up which ..."

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