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also cli·ched  (klē-shād′)
Having become stale or commonplace through overuse; hackneyed: "In the States, it might seem a little clichéd; in Paris, it seems fresh and original" (Nina Martin).


(kliˈʃeɪd, klɪ-)

1. full of or characterized by clichés.
2. trite; hackneyed; commonplace: a clichéd expression.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cliched - repeated regularly without thought or originality; "ready-made phrases"
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




clichéd [ˈkliːʃeɪd] ADJ [image, view, argument] → manido, muy visto; [song] → de siempre


[ˈkliːʃeɪd] adjbanal(e)


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