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1. "Do you think they're going to buy that a guy in tacky leather chaps dances like this?" I scoffed when he twirled me back into his embrace. "Keep it up, and I'll put you in the chaps." He didn't smile, but I sensed an undercurrent of amusement."
Author: Becca Fitzpatrick
2. "I wouldn't say I invented tacky, but I definitely brought it to its present high popularity."
Author: Bette Midler
3. "Prom was more about acting out some weird facsimile of adulthood: dress up like a tacky wedding party, hold hands and behave like a couple even if you've never dated, and observe the etiquette of Gilded Age debutantes thrust into modern celebrity: limos, red carpets and a constant stream of paparazzi, played by parents, teachers, and hired photo hacks."
Author: Dave Cullen
4. "Sarah felt like the bad girl in an eighties teen flick. The girl with big hair and a tight shirt who seduces the nice girl's boyfriend but loses him in the end, because she's shallow and tacky and no match for a sweet girl with good morals and freshly scrubbed skin."
Author: Emily Maguire
5. "The world of tricky-tacky boxes, defined social behaviour, untrammeled egotism, sexism and material acquisitiveness, all powered by insecurity that passes for security, is rarely cajoled, least of all questioned. Much of the magic of of life space contrast has passed out of North American life."
Author: Geoff Mains
6. "The town is mobbed out with Saturday shoppers looking for Christmas bargains. You can almost breathe in the raw greed which hangs in the air like vapour. As the late afternoon darkness falls, the lights look tacky and sinister."
Author: Irvine Welsh
7. "Sexual underwear is tacky."
Author: Izabella Scorupco
8. "My style is ghetto chic. I love tacky jewelry, mega heels, high-waisted shorts, catsuits."
Author: Jessie J
9. "I was having coffee with my bodyguard. I didn't expect to be hunting bad guys until later. Leather before sundown is tacky."
Author: Kim Harrison
10. "A pocket square must always - always - be white and a bit wild. If it is too prepared, it is tacky."
Author: Lapo Elkann
11. "He returned in a moment with a phone, a high-end model that probably cost way more than hers. His cell phone wallpaper was an abstract artwork with lots of colorful circles and blots—Kandinsky, maybe, or Miro? She always got thosetwo confused. She gave him points for not having a picture of some scantily-clad woman thrusting her boobs at the camera, like Steve had on his phone. Tacky. Nude-woman wallpapers were the cell phone equivalent of silver naked-lady mud flaps, in her opinion."
Author: Linda Morris
12. "You don't want some tacky Vegas fly-by. You're serious. You're serious about friendships, about your work, your family. You're serious about Star Wars, and you active dislike of Jar Jar Binks---""Well, God. Come on, anyone who---""You're serious," she continued before he went on a Jar Jar rant, "about living your life on your terms, and being easygoing doesn't negate that one bit. You're serious about what kind of kryptonite is more lethal to Superman.""You have to go with the classic green. I told you, the gold can strip Kryptonians' powers permanently, but---"......"Mkae all the lists you want, Cilla. Love? It's green kryptonite. it powers out all the rest."
Author: Nora Roberts
13. "Talking about money is garish. It's tacky."
Author: Paula Deen
14. "Lewis and I played my-God-how-tacky-is-that? with Patrick's collection of objets d'crap, finally coming to the conclusion that only a going-out-of-business sale at a whorehouse could really explain a lot of it."
Author: Rachel Caine
15. "Yeah, I upgraded," she said. "I got it from Byron. Swore it was one-hundred-percent shatterproof."I raised an eyebrow, taking in the elaborate silver-and-amethyst setting. "It's also one-hundred-percent tacky, but if it will keep you safe, then I'm all for it.""I'm going to get you a matching one that says ‘BFFs' in like, runes or something."
Author: Rachel Hawkins
16. "[N]ames were what you wore forever, and she felt that she'd sent her daughters out in tacky rabbit fur coats when they should have been wrapped in mink."
Author: Sheri Holman
17. "Think, bud. Fierce immortal who likes to gamble in Sin's casino, wear tacky shirts, and watch anime." – Zarek"Old Bear?" – Sundown"Give that boy a biscuit. He finally got it." – Zarek"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
18. "Is that why you hate me?" I ask. "Partly," she admits. "Jealousy is certainly involved. I also think you're a little hard to swallow. With your tacky romantic drama and your defender-of-the-helpless act. Only it isn't an act, which makes you more unbearable. Please feel free to take this personally."
Author: Suzanne Collins
19. "Being dull and boring is far more tragic than being tacky."
Author: Thom Filicia
20. "It felt like religious kitsch, as tacky as a black velvet painting, the kind of fantasy that appealed to people who ate too much fried food, spanked their kids, and had no problem with the theory that their loving God invented AIDS to punish the gays."
Author: Tom Perrotta
21. "But I know what I like.' She smiled, and et the cat drop to the floor. 'It's like Tiffany's,'she said. 'Not that I give a hoot about jewellery. Diamonds, yes. But it's tacky to wear diamonds before you're forty; and even that's risky."
Author: Truman Capote
22. "Every inch of the house is covered in flowers and lace and screams tacky. It's like Martha Stewart vomitted, and this is the crap that came out."
Author: Victoria Scott
23. "Call me tacky, but I love the union of sweet and sour, even in some now-unloved Oriental dishes incorporating pineapple and ketchup."
Author: Yotam Ottolenghi

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