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cliché

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This word may also be spelled "cliche."
cliché(
kli
-
shey
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (commonplace)
a. el cliché
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This author's writing is full of clichés and stereotypes.Los escritos de este autor están plagados de clichés y estereotipos.
b. el lugar común
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Photos of election candidates cuddling cute babies have become a cliché for photographers.La foto del candidato a unas elecciones con un bebé monísimo en brazos se ha convertido en un lugar común para los fotógrafos.
c. el tópico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
It's a cliché to say that Paris is the city for lovers.Es un tópico decir que París es la ciudad de los amantes.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (commonplace)
a. trillado
That expression is so cliché that it doesn't really mean anything any more.Esa expresión está tan trillada que en realidad ya no significa nada.
b. manido
The novel is well written, but the plot is really cliché.La novela está bien escrita, pero la trama está muy manida.
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cliché
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el tópico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
cliché [ˈkliːʃeɪ]
noun
cliché (m); tópico (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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