Definitions for cornyˈkɔr ni

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

corn•yˈkɔr ni(adj.)corn•i•er, corn•i•est.

  1. Informal. old-fashioned, trite, or mawkishy sentimental:

    corny jokes; corny music.

    Category: Informal

Origin of corny:



Princeton's WordNet

  1. bromidic, corny, platitudinal, platitudinous(adj)

    dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality

    "bromidic sermons"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. corny(adjective)ˈkɔr ni

    heard too often and therefore not funny or believable; = trite

    corny jokes


  1. corny(Adjective)

    Insipid or trite.

    The duct tape and wire were a pretty corny solution.

  2. corny(Adjective)

    Hackneyed or excessively sentimental.

  3. Origin: (from "corn catalogue jokes", reputedly low-quality jokes that were at a time commonly printed in mail order seed catalogues)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Corny(adj)

    strong, stiff, or hard, like a horn; resembling horn

  2. Corny(adj)

    producing corn or grain; furnished with grains of corn

  3. Corny(adj)

    containing corn; tasting well of malt

  4. Corny(adj)



  1. Corny

    Corny is the brand name of granola bars, produced by the German company Schwartauer Werke in Bad Schwartau since 1985. It is available in eleven flavors and variations, such as sugar-free or with added dietary fibers. A Corny bar basically contains a mixture of Muesli-ingredients as well as honey.

Anagrams of corny

  1. Crony

  2. Croyn

Translations for corny

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


not original or interesting

a corny joke.

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