corny


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corn·y

 (kôr′nē)
adj. corn·i·er, corn·i·est
Trite, dated, melodramatic, or mawkishly sentimental.

[From corn.]

corn′i·ly adv.
corn′i·ness n.

corny

(ˈkɔːnɪ)
adj, cornier or corniest
1. trite or banal
2. sentimental or mawkish
3. abounding in corn
[C16 (C20 in the sense rustic, banal): from corn1 + -y1]

corn•y

(ˈkɔr ni)

adj. corn•i•er, corn•i•est.
Informal. old-fashioned, trite, or mawkishy sentimental: corny jokes; corny music.
[1930–35]
corn′i•ly, adv.
corn′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.corny - dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality; "bromidic sermons"
unoriginal - not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual; "the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations"; "his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern"- Gwethalyn Graham

corny

adjective (Slang)
1. unoriginal, banal, trite, hackneyed, dull, old-fashioned, stereotyped, commonplace, feeble, stale, cheesy (informal), old hat I know it sounds corny, but I'm not motivated by money.
2. sentimental, cheesy (informal), mushy (informal), maudlin, slushy (informal), mawkish, schmaltzy (slang) a corny old love song

corny

adjective
Translations
مُبتَذَل، سَخـيف
otřepanývšední
forslidtfortærsket
margtugginn, útjaskaîur
nuvalkiotas
banālsnodrāzts
adîbayat

corny

[ˈkɔːnɪ] ADJ (cornier (compar) (corniest (superl))) [joke, story] → trillado, muy visto; [film, play] → sensiblero, sentimental

corny

[ˈkɔːrni] adj [joke, dialogue] → rebattu(e), galvaudé(e)
to sound corny
I know it sounds corny, but → Je sais que ça paraît bébette, mais ...

corny

adj (+er) (inf) jokeblöd (inf); (= sentimental)kitschig; what a corny old joke!der Witz hat (so) einen Bart (inf)

corny

[ˈkɔːnɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) (unoriginal) → banale; (sentimental) → sdolcinato/a

corny

(ˈkoːni) adjective
not original or interesting. a corny joke.
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