Backie vs Tackie - What's the difference?

backie | tackie |


As nouns the difference between backie and tackie

is that backie is a ride on the back of a bicycle or motorbike while tackie is (south african) a canvas shoe with a rubber sole.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

backie

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A ride on the back of a bicycle or motorbike.
  • References

    * Google Books: [https://www.google.co.uk/search?tbs=bks%3A1&tbo=1&q=%22a+backie%22+bike&btnG=Search+Books&gws_rd=ssl]

    tackie

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (South African) A canvas shoe with a rubber sole.
  • (Ireland, Limerick) Another word for trainers or runners.
  • (South African slang) A car-tyre or any vehicle’s tyre.
  • * The hot rod had fat tackies .
  • Synonyms

    * US sneaker, UK plimsoll, Australia sandshoe; tennis shoe

    Derived terms

    * tough tackie – tough luck. South African English