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English definition of “cornball”

cornball

adjective uk   /ˈkɔːn.bɔːl/ us    /ˈkɔːrn.bɑːl/ US
describes a joke, film, story, etc. that has no new ideas and is not sincere, or is too often repeated and therefore not funny or interesting: the usual cornball romantic comedyTedious and uninspiring
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