Meaning of “banal” in the English Dictionary

"banal" in British English

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banaladjective

uk /bəˈnɑːl/ us /bəˈnɑːl/

(Definition of “banal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"banal" in American English

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banaladjective

us /bəˈnæl, -nɑl; ˈbeɪ·nəl/

too often used in the past and therefore not interesting:

He just sat there making banal remarks all evening.

(Definition of “banal” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)