Definition of tacks

Common misspellings:
  • taks (66.7%)
  • tackes (0.0%)
  • tacs (33.3%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.
Examples of usage:
  1. One or two other shops Mrs Vane and Rosalys went into a paper hanger's for one or rather a painter's where wall papers were sold and an iron monger's where she bought two or three different kinds of small nails tin tacks and neat little brass headed nails - The Rectory Children by Mrs Molesworth

  2. Take a pull at the starboard tacks and sheets - The Ruined Cities of Zululand by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley

  3. It's an insult to expect any decent man to drive tacks with a hammer like this he was saying - Lifted Masks Stories by Susan Glaspell