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tactless having or displaying no tact.
tactual of, relating to, or caused by the sense of touch.
tad a small boy. [2 definitions]
tadpole the larva of a frog or toad at the stage when it lives in water and has gills and a tail.
taedium vitae tedium of life (Latin); a feeling that life is wearisome and dull.
tae kwon do a form of Korean karate.
tael any of various units of weight of eastern Asia, often about 1.333 ounces.
taffeta a crisp shiny fabric made of various materials such as silk, nylon, or rayon.
taffrail the rail around the stern of a vessel.
taffy a chewy candy made of molasses or sugar that is boiled and then pulled until it holds its shape.
tag1 a piece of cardboard, thin metal, cloth, or other material that identifies, labels, or gives information about the thing to which it is attached. [9 definitions]
tag2 a children's game in which one player chases the others until he or she touches one of them, who then becomes the pursuer. [4 definitions]
Tagalog see "Pilipino." [2 definitions]
tagboard a heavy cardboard used for mountings, posters, and the like; oak tag.
tag sale a garage sale in which the items have their prices marked on them with tags.
tahini a smooth, thick sauce made from hulled and puréed sesame seeds.
Tahiti an island in French Polynesia in the southern Pacific Ocean.
tai chi a Chinese system of slow and methodical physical exercises, developed as a method of self-defense, and as an aid to meditation.
taiga the strip of subarctic evergreen forest that covers much of the northern parts of North America, Europe, and Asia.
taiko a Japanese drum, often large and barrel-shaped. [2 definitions]
tail an animal's rearmost part, usu. an appendage and extension of the spinal column, that projects from the rear of the trunk. [13 definitions]