hackneyed Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"hackneyed" in British English

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hackneyedadjective

uk   us   /ˈhæk.nid/ disapproving
A hackneyed phrase or ​idea has been said or used so often that it has ​becomeboring and has no ​meaning: The ​plot of the ​film is just a hackneyed ​boy-meets-girlscenario.
(Definition of hackneyed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hackneyed" in American English

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hackneyedadjective

 us   /ˈhæk·nid/
used or said so often that it ​seemsordinary, ​meaningless, or not ​sincere: a hackneyed ​plot
(Definition of hackneyed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hackneyed”
in Chinese (Simplified) (语词或观点)陈腐的,老套的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (語詞或觀點)陳腐的,老套的…
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