The definition of trite is something that is stale or overused or cliché.adjective
An example of trite is an expression that everyone uses that has lost all meaning because it is used so much.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
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adjective trit·er, trit·est
- Lacking power to evoke interest through overuse or repetition; hackneyed.
- Archaic Frayed or worn out by use.
Origin: Latin trītus, from past participle of terere, to wear out; see terə-1 in Indo-European roots.
- triteˈly adverb
- triteˈness noun