- The definition of cliched refers to something, usually a word or an idea, that has become so overdone that it is generally meaningless, boring and unoriginal.
An example of cliched is a boring decorating color scheme that everyone uses to the point where all houses just look generic and the same.
- full of clichés: a dull, clichéd style
- trite; stereotyped: a clichéd theme
(comparative more clichéd, superlative most clichéd)
OriginSee also: cliched