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Noun: tackie  ta-kee
Usage: Ireland, S.Africa, informal (=gym shoe)
  1. A canvas shoe with a pliable rubber sole
    - gym shoe, sneaker, tennis shoe, runner [Austral, NZ, Ireland], trainer [Brit], takkie [Ireland, S.Africa, informal], sneak [N. Amer, informal]

Sounds like: tacky

Derived forms: tackies

Type of: shoe