noun, British Dialect.
a nail or tack, especially a hobnail.
(Scot & Northern English, dialect) a nail, esp a hobnail
noun 1. a light hammer for driving tacks, often magnetized to hold the tack to the head. noun 1. a light hammer for driving tacks
noun, Chiefly South African. 1. a sneaker. plural noun (sing) tacky 1. (South African, informal) tennis shoes or plimsolls
adjective, tackier, tackiest. 1. sticky to the touch; adhesive. adjective, tackier, tackiest. 1. not tasteful or fashionable; dowdy. 2. shabby in appearance; shoddy: a tacky, jerry-built housing development. 3. crass; cheaply vulgar; tasteless; crude. 4. gaudy; flashy; showy. adjective tackier, tackiest 1. slightly sticky or adhesive: the varnish was still tacky adjective (informal) tackier, tackiest […]
noun 1. a short, sharp-pointed nail, usually with a flat, broad head. 2. Nautical. a rope for extending the lower forward corner of a course. the lower forward corner of a course or fore-and-aft sail. the heading of a sailing vessel, when sailing close-hauled, with reference to the wind direction. a course run obliquely against […]