Definitions for tritetraɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock(a), threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn(adj)

    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'"


  1. trite(Noun)

    A denomination of coinage in ancient Greece equivalent to one third of a stater.

  2. trite(Noun)

    A genus of spiders, found in Australia, New Zealand and Oceania, of the family Salticidae.

  3. Origin: From tritus, a form of the verb terere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trite(adj)

    worn out; common; used until so common as to have lost novelty and interest; hackneyed; stale; as, a trite remark; a trite subject


  1. Trite

    Trite is a spider genus of the Salticidae family. Most of the 18 described species occur in Australia and New Zealand, with several spread over islands of Oceania, one species even reaching Rapa.

Anagrams for trite »

  1. Tetri

  2. Titer

  3. Titre

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • banální, vyčpělýCzech
  • nichtssagend, banal, abgedroschen, plattGerman
  • τετριμμένος, κοινότοποςGreek
  • cliché, manido, tópico, trillado, lugar común, trivialSpanish
  • kulunutFinnish
  • trivial, banalFrench
  • seanchaiteIrish
  • shenn-cheaut, ceautManx
  • banális, elkoptatott, elcsépeltHungarian
  • trivialaIdo
  • ありふれた, 陳腐Japanese
  • afgezaagd, banaal, versletenDutch
  • banal, gastoPortuguese
  • затасканный, банальный, шаблонный, избитыйRussian
  • trivialSwedish

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