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synonyms for corny

  • banal
  • dull
  • hackneyed
  • kitschy
  • mawkish
  • melodramatic
  • old-fashioned
  • sentimental
  • stale
  • commonplace
  • feeble
  • old hat
  • shopworn
  • stereotyped
  • tired
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antonyms for corny

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  • calm
  • current
  • fresh
  • intelligent
  • new
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How to use corny in a sentence

I honestly didn’t think I’d be able to keep a long-distance relationship going — my primary love language is touch, as corny as that sounds.
THE BEST $1,419 I EVER SPENT: FLIGHTS FOR MY LONG-DISTANCE RELATIONSHIPARTHUR TARLEYAUGUST 25, 2021VOX
Chalk it up to me being old and corny, but I associate this event with us coming together.
THE TOKYO OLYMPICS OPENING CEREMONY WAS DEPRESSING AS HELLKEVIN FALLONJULY 23, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
It might sound corny, but the idea that things really actually might go back to normal is not as comforting as I thought it would be a year ago.
PROM, AFTER A SENIOR YEAR INTERRUPTEDMELINDA FAKUADEJULY 23, 2021VOX
To swimming fans, Schmitt is “Schmitty,” easy-going and perpetually smiling, known among teammates for her corny jokes and an easy laugh.
HOW OLYMPIANS ARE FIGHTING TO PUT ATHLETES' MENTAL HEALTH FIRSTALICE PARKJULY 22, 2021TIME
Plan B, a teenage buddy comedy available on Hulu, isn’t wholly terrible, though much of its forced raunchiness falls flat, and too many of its gags feel corny and tired.
HULU'S PLAN B IS AN IMPERFECT BUDDY COMEDY WITH ITS HEART IN THE RIGHT PLACESTEPHANIE ZACHAREKMAY 28, 2021TIME
With a long career ahead, she’s now in the driver’s seat — and at the risk of being too corny — she can seamlessly switch across multiple lanes constantly.
THE MANY LANES OF NOMA DUMEZWENIBRANDE VICTORIANAPRIL 2, 2021ESSENCE.COM
Growing up poor in what he terms “New York’s rawest, remotest, cheapest ghetto,” he embodied the kind of corny truisms about reading you might find embroidered on throw pillows or painted on nautical-style wood signs.
ALFRED KAZIN’S “A WALKER IN THE CITY” CHARTS AN INTELLECTUAL AWAKENING, BLOCK BY BLOCKLIZA WEISSTUCHMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Ski Bum follows another family fallout, when Miller’s son Kurt and his partner took over the film company in 1989 and steered it toward corporate sponsorship and bigger ticket sales by cutting out Miller’s voice and corny jokes.
A NEW DOCUMENTARY SHOWS WARREN MILLER’S DARKER SIDEHEATHER HANSMANMARCH 3, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Corny walked down the avenue and over the hill, in the direction of the anchorage of the steamer.
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Corny wanted to see Christy, and Mrs. Passford had begun to be uneasy that he did not return at dark.
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