Antonyms of adj tacky

2 senses of tacky

Sense 1
tacky -- ((of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch; "tacky varnish")

INDIRECT (VIA wet) -> dry -- (free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; "dry land"; "dry clothes"; "a dry climate"; "dry splintery boards"; "a dry river bed"; "the paint is dry")

Sense 2
brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy -- (tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments")

INDIRECT (VIA tasteless) -> tasteful -- (having or showing or conforming to good taste)

Similarity of adj tacky

2 senses of tacky

Sense 1
tacky -- ((of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch; "tacky varnish")
       => wet (vs. dry) -- (covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather")

Sense 2
brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy -- (tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments")
       => tasteless (vs. tasteful) -- (lacking aesthetic or social taste)

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