Pronunciation: (tik'ē-tak"ē), [key] Informal.
1. shoddy and unimaginatively designed; flimsy and dull: a row of new, ticky-tacky bungalows.
ticky-tacky material or something made of it, esp. housing. Also,tick'y-tack".
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