manido

manido(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (unoriginal)
a. hackneyed
Prefiero darle un abrazo, que usar palabras manidas para darle el pésame.I'd rather hug her, than use hackneyed words to express my condolences.
b. trite
¿Crees que me vas a conquistar con esas frases románticas manidas?Do you think you'll seduce me with those trite romantic phrases?
c. stale
Parece un consejo manido, pero créeme, te conviene seguirlo.It seems like stale advice, but believe me, you should follow it.
2. (not fresh)
a. stale
Está carne huele mal. Seguramente ya está manida.This meat smells bad. It's probably stale.
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manido
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (tema)
a. hackneyed
manido
adjective
1 (trillado) [+tema] trite; stale; [+frase] hackneyed
No el manido me gustas, mucho menos un procaz te deseo
2 (pasado) [+carne] high; gamy; [+frutos secos] stale
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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