DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

1 definition found

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: 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,
              hackneyed, shopworn, stock(a), threadbare, timeworn,
              tired, trite, well-worn]
      2: out of fashion; "a suit of rather antique appearance";
         "demode (or outmoded) attire"; "outmoded ideas" [syn: antique,
          demode, ex, old-fashioned, old-hat(p), outmoded,
          passe, passee]