from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. infested with ticks (The tiny woodland arthropod of the order Acarina.)
- n. a tick (particularly, a check mark).
- interj. Representing short pitchless sound at a reasonable volume.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of ticks or other vermin.
- n. Threepence; a threepenny bit. Also tickey.
- n. Same as tacky.
Pete Seeger had a huge success of his own with the song, which ridiculed the harmless citizens of Daly City, California, and gave us the word ticky-tacky.
One way to reduce it would be to encourage refs to be looser with calling the ticky-tack fouls.
That made it worse as he began to call ticky-tack fouls and pout the whole game.
You couldn't try to physical him too much because they were calling ticky-tack fouls.
"One minute they're letting you play, and the next minute they're calling ticky-tack fouls."
If the game is being called ticky-tack ... that's something DeJuan has to do a better job of.
Dar Re Mi has won five of her 14 starts, finishing in front of the rest of the field six times, but having her number taken down in a Sept. 13 race in Paris on a ruling Gosden characterized as ticky-tack.
Thicke, (pronounced "ticky") a sustainable dairy farmer with a Ph. D and former USDA Soil Science Program Leader, is campaigning against a candidate backed by corporate agribusiness for the position as Iowa's next Secretary of Agriculture.
That was KG getting called for a (kind of ticky-tack) offensive foul on Lamar Odom, and afterwards, Odom gives him a little "way to go!" slap on the backside.
The monstrous and incredibly ugly development of ticky-tacky on Jocotepec´s east side reminds me of another place from my youth.