Hackneyed
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Hackneyed [hak-need]

ADJECTIVE

ADJECTIVE

  • Cliched, Tired

  • Having been overused

Example

"Every teacher addressed Anu with some hackneyed compliment."

"The team gives me a hackneyed explanation for not completing the task on time."

Synonyms

Stale, Corny, Well-worn, Banal

Antonyms

Fresh, New, Original

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