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Synonyms for hackneyed
ˈhæk nid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock(a), threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn(adj)

    repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse

    "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'"

    Antonyms:
    original

Wiktionary

  1. hackneyed(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    timeworn, commonplace, trite, unoriginal, shopworn, well-worn, stock, threadbare, tired, clichéd, banal

  2. hackneyed(adjective)

    Repeated too often.

    The sermon was full of hackneyed phrases and platitudes.

    Synonyms:
    unoriginal, timeworn, stock, shopworn, trite, banal, clichéd, well-worn, threadbare, tired, commonplace

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hackneyed(a.)

    Synonyms:
    worn out, much used

  2. hackneyed(a.)

    Synonyms:
    common, commonplace, threadbare, trite, stale, beaten

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How to use hackneyed in a sentence?

  1. Robert Mitchum:

    I never take any notice of reviews-unless a critic has thought up some new way of describing me. That old one about my lizard eyes and anteater nose and the way I sleep my way through pictures is so hackneyed now.

  2. Richard Bernstein:

    Right now, we view investing in the current environment using the hackneyed phrase of 'catching a falling knife,' we see no need to rush into markets.


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