tack on - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theytack on
he/she/ittacks on
present participletacking on
past tensetacked on
past participletacked on
  1. to add something extra, especially something that does not seem to belong to the rest

    It’s a violent film with a happy ending tacked on.

See also main entry: tack