rick•y-tickPronunciation: (rik'ē-tik', -tik"), [key] Informal.
the mechanical, repetitive style and beat of ragtime or early swing music.
—adj. Also,rick•y-tick•yPronunciation: (rik'ē-tik'ē, -tik"ē). [key]1.
of or characteristic of such sound or beat.
corny or outmoded.
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