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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: hackneyed(0.00879 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to hackneyed.
English → English (WordNet)
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'" [syn: banal, commonplace,
old-hat, shopworn, stock(a), threadbare, timeworn,
tired, trite, well-worn]
English → English (gcide)
Hackney \Hack"ney\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hackneyed (-n[i^]d);
p. pr. & vb. n. Hackneying.]
1. To devote to common or frequent use, as a horse or
carriage; to wear out in common service; to make trite or
commonplace; as, a hackneyed metaphor or quotation.
Had I so lavish of my presence been,
So common-hackneyed in the eyes of men. --Shak.
2. To carry in a hackney coach. --Cowper.