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CORNY (cornier, corniest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does corny mean? 

CORNY (adjective)
  The adjective CORNY has 1 sense:

1. dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality

  Familiarity information: CORNY used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CORNY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality

Synonyms:

corny; platitudinal; platitudinous; bromidic

Context example:

bromidic sermons

Similar:

unoriginal (not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual)


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