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old chestnuts

  • as inplatitude
  • as inbanality
  • as infable
  • as inanecdote
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Synonyms for old chestnuts

noun dull, overused saying
  • banality
  • bromide
  • buzzword
  • chestnut
  • commonplace
  • corn
  • evenness
  • flatness
  • hokum
  • inanity
  • insipidity
  • monotony
  • motto
  • potboiler
  • proverb
  • saw
  • shibboleth
  • stereotype
  • tag
  • triteness
  • triviality
  • truism
  • vapidity
  • verbiage
  • boiler plate
  • cliché
  • familiar tune
  • hackneyed saying
  • high camp
  • old chestnut
  • old story
  • prosaicism
  • trite remark

Antonyms for old chestnuts

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.