tackies

tackie

[tak-ee]
noun Chiefly South African.
a sneaker.
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tackies or takkies (ˈtækɪz)
 
pl n , sing tacky
informal (South African) tennis shoes or plimsolls
 
[C20: probably from tacky1, with reference to their nonslip rubber soles]
 
takkies or takkies
 
pl n
 
[C20: probably from tacky1, with reference to their nonslip rubber soles]

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