old-hat


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Adj.1.old-hat - repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'"
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
2.old-hat - out of fashionold-hat - out of fashion; "a suit of rather antique appearance"; "demode (or outmoded) attire"; "outmoded ideas"
unfashionable, unstylish - not in accord with or not following current fashion; "unfashionable clothes"; "melodrama of a now unfashionable kind"
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FOLLOWING on from David Hydrate's letter in Tuesday's Daily Post, entitled Done in bad taste, I thought Jimmy Tarbuck was a disgrace, his old-hat humour is not what this city needs.
SPEAKING of the Cup Final, where no-one seems quite sure which end of the M4 we are likely to see it played, the new Wembley is a 90,000-seater, while the old-hat Millennium Stadium holds some 15,500 less.
Like their old show Bottom, the lads were full of hot air if they really reckoned people would opt for their old-hat stage antics over the England Euro qualifier.