corny Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “corny” in the English Dictionary

"corny" in British English

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cornyadjective

uk   /ˈkɔː.ni/  us   /ˈkɔːr-/ informal
(​especially of ​jokes, ​films, ​stories, etc.) ​showing no new ​ideas or too often ​repeated, and ​therefore not ​funny or ​interesting: corny jokes I couldn't ​watch the ​wholemovie - it was just too corny.
(Definition of corny from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"corny" in American English

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cornyadjective

 us   /ˈkɔr·ni/ infml
emotional and ​obvious from having been used too often: It ​sounds corny, but when I get to the ​beach I ​feel like a ​kid again.
(Definition of corny from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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