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Synonyms for cliche
kliˈʃeɪ, klɪ-cliche

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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, platitude

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  1. 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.

  2. Pascal Siakam:

    It's amazing and it just proves that if you put the work in, man, and it's something that it's so cliche, but that's the story of my life.

  3. 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.

  4. Bernie Layne:

    It sounds cliché to say that, but John is a once-in-a-lifetime guy. He was a character, but a really good character.

  5. Alastair Campbell:

    I just think the whole Washington thing's become a cliché, i mean, you do have to have politicians. They have to be democratic elected ; they have to meet somewhere ; they happen to meet in Washington.

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