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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
a. cursi
I know it sounds corny, but I like the old musicals from the 40s and 50s.Sé que suena cursi, pero me gustan los viejos musicales de los años 40 y 50.
b. sensiblero
Just like in a corny romantic novel, they were suddenly in each other's arms.Al igual que en una novela romántica sensiblera, de pronto se estaban abrazando.
2. (unoriginal)
a. trillado
He told a lot of corny jokes about mothers-in-law.Contó un montón de chistes trillados sobre suegras.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (colloquial)
a. viejo(a), trillado(a) (joke)
2. (sentimental; film, novel)
a. sensiblero(a), cursi
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corny [ˈkɔːnɪ]
cornier (comparative)corniest (superlative) [+joke, story] trillado; muy visto; [+film, play] sensiblero; sentimental;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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