Sentence Examples


  • Hackneyed images risk reducing Irish history to textbook postcolonial illustrations.
  • Hackneyed stereotypes are used over and over again.
  • Do you know any hackneyed clichés of yore?
  • One hackneyed contemporary phrase is "a sense of identity."
  • Repeated ad nauseam, however, the whole thing becomes hackneyed, stagnant and, dare I say it, dangerously self-referential.

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