What does corny mean?

Definitions for corny
ˈkɔr nicorny

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality

    "bromidic sermons"

Wiktionary

  1. corny(Adjective)

    Insipid or trite.

    The duct tape and wire were a pretty corny solution.

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

  2. corny(Adjective)

    Hackneyed or excessively sentimental.

    Etymology: (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

    Etymology: [L. cornu horn.]

  2. Corny(adj)

    producing corn or grain; furnished with grains of corn

    Etymology: [L. cornu horn.]

  3. Corny(adj)

    containing corn; tasting well of malt

    Etymology: [L. cornu horn.]

  4. Corny(adj)

    tipsy

    Etymology: [L. cornu horn.]

Freebase

  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 for corny »

  1. Crony

  2. Croyn

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of corny in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of corny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of corny in a Sentence

  1. Simon Cowell:

    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.

  2. Merle Haggard:

    I didn’t like Johnny Cash, i thought he was kind of corny. I wasn’t really a fan.

  3. Amy Ray:

    . . .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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