bromidic, corny, platitudinal, platitudinous(adj)
dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality
Insipid or trite.
The duct tape and wire were a pretty corny solution.
Hackneyed or excessively sentimental.
Origin: (from "corn catalogue jokes", reputedly low-quality jokes that were at a time commonly printed in mail order seed catalogues)
strong, stiff, or hard, like a horn; resembling horn
producing corn or grain; furnished with grains of corn
containing corn; tasting well of malt
Origin: [L. cornu horn.]
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.
The numerical value of corny in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of corny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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I didn’t like Johnny Cash, i thought he was kind of corny. I wasn’t really a fan.
I like a little bit of sugar in my tea, but I like one teaspoon, that was like a whole bag of sugar. It was getting so corny … we have to de-corny you.
. . .you said good friends are hard to come by I laughed and bought you a beer 'cause it's too corny to cry well sentiment given and sentiment lost you shook it off with a smirk and a toss and you were only joking.
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- ثقيل الظل, سخيفArabic
- σαχλός, τετριμμένος, κακής ποιότητοςGreek
- kitsch, sirupeux, banal, dégoulinantFrench
- oubollig, afgezaagd, melig, sentimenteelDutch
- brega, meloso, piegasPortuguese
- сентиментальный, слащавый, банальныйRussian
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