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Synonyms for cliché
kliˈʃeɪ, klɪ-cliché

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  1. clichénoun


  2. clichénoun

    Something, most often a phrase or expression, that is overused or used outside its original context, so that its original impact and meaning are lost. A trite saying; a platitude.

    Kidnapping the love interest during a film is a bit of a cliché.


  3. clichénoun

    A stereotype (printing plate).


Princeton's WordNet

  1. platitude, cliche, banality, commonplace, bromidenoun

    a trite or obvious remark

    banality, commonplace, bromide, cliche, platitude

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  1. Editor Robin Muir:

    Vogue has been synonymous with fashion and photography ... for 100 years, it's the style bible, I mean that old cliché comes into play.

  2. Jimmy Walker:

    It was a great week, i think I learned a lot. I know it's such a cliché to say that kind of( stuff), but I feel like I learned. You've got to. You've to at least try to take something away from it instead of just kicking the dirt.

  3. James Hong:

    I did the best as an actor to overcome the cliché-ness because I had to in order to keep working, i took those roles and then I used what my teachers had taught me and put the real feelings, even if it's a villain... I try to find what makes the person really that person.

  4. Eric Staal:

    You know, it’s the oldest cliché in hockey, but the fourth one’s going to be the hardest and we’re fortunate to have the opportunity at home and we’ll be ready to go in Game 6.

  5. Lee C. Bollinger:

    Nurture an appetite for being puzzled, for being confused, indeed for being openly stupid, and that - despite what you may think - is very difficult...We all know the cliche' that a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing. It is also true that a lot of knowledge can be a dangerous thing as well...use your ignorance as well as your knowledge for creative means.

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