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Definition of "tacks" []

  • Plural form of tack. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tack. (verb)

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Use "tacks" in a sentence
  • "The Teasel was crashing to and fro, beating up in short tacks nearer and nearer to all those boats, and the road beyond them, where motor-buses were driving through the rain."
  • ""Well, naturally you'll work it in short tacks and hug the English side pretty close.""
  • "These curls must have been fastened on with glue or tin tacks, one would think, for they never moved, however much she laughed or shook her head."