Definition of plasticky in English:

plasticky

adjective

  • Looking or feeling like plastic:

    ‘the tables were covered with plasticky tablecloths’
    • ‘On the UK version they were just selling this plasticky bath mat thing that shoots bubbles at you (very noisily, as the presenter had to shout throughout the presentation).’
    • ‘It was not very comfortable, either - the way it makes you sit bolt upright feels very German and I thought the gearstick felt cheap and plasticky.’
    • ‘The RS109 looks like your typical Casio G-Shock watch - it's black, it's plasticky, it shows the time in big black digital numbers, and it's huge.’
    • ‘It does not exude the tacky, plasticky feel of the compacts and is the sort of camera it would be a joy to roll some film through.’
    • ‘I just mailed a paper to a friend of mine in Australia, using one of a new batch of very sturdy and light large white envelopes made out of some plasticky stuff that will never tear.’
    • ‘His face actually looks like it's made from something plasticky when you look at him that near, and we can't really see this issue leaping off the shelves.’
    • ‘They've dyed Williams' hair a kind of gingery beige, matching his complexion, his clothes, his fluorescently lit workplace and his plasticky tract apartment.’
    • ‘The front panel, and particularly the rotating connector panel at the top, do have a plasticky feel to them once you get up close.’
    • ‘It certainly looks a lot nicer than the old plasticky M-series devices, but the upgrade isn't just cosmetic.’
    • ‘It does the job though it is a bit on the plasticky side.’
    • ‘The downside is its plasticky interior and firm suspension, which starts to feel a bit brutal on a long trip, but there's no shortage of happy moments to be had while driving it.’
    • ‘They have a digital camera and a big screen, so you can see how you look in your glasses without looking through weird plasticky stuff.’
    • ‘I was not wholly convinced that the interior had a true sports car feel; I liked the aluminium gearknob, but the rest was too plasticky for my taste.’
    • ‘Just underneath is another layer: a more fluid, plasticky surface, called the aesthenosphere.’
    • ‘The interior materials are a little on the plasticky side - which Citroen might want to have a look at for the next edition.’
    • ‘For one thing, I like throwing things away, especially old plasticky toys.’
    • ‘He waves his arm across his merchandise, The Price is Right style, but accidentally knocks most of the sunglasses onto the floor, where they connect with a plasticky bonk.’
    • ‘The driveline is hard to beat, but the suspension is sloppy, the interior is plasticky, and the whole thing rattles like only a GM product can.’
    • ‘Compared to some of the new 2.5G phones they look clunky, plasticky and grey.’
    • ‘While shopping malls aren't known for their creative floral displays, these plants certainly won't look as fake and plasticky in your home as they do in the food court.’

Pronunciation

plasticky

/ˈplastɪki/