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Meaning of HACKNEYED

Pronunciation:  'hakneed

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[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'"

HACKNEYED is a 9 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: banal, commonplace, shopworn, stock(a), threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, unoriginal, well-worn



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