The definition of corny is old-fashioned or tiresomely simple.adjective
An example of a corny movie is one filled with overused romantic lines and a typical and boring plot.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
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adjective cornier, corniest
- of or producing corn
- ☆ Informal unsophisticated, old-fashioned, trite, sentimental, etc.
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Trite, dated, melodramatic, or mawkishly sentimental.
Origin: From corn1.