An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general) a. hackneyed No uses la paloma blanca para representar la paz. Es una imagen trillada. Don't use the white dove to represent peace. It's such a hackneyed image. b. trite La historia del hombre del campo que triunfa en la ciudad es una historia trillada. The tale of the guy from the country who makes it big in the city is a trite story. c. well-worn El manifiesto incluía las mismas frases trilladas de todos los años. The manifesto included the same well-worn phrases as it did every year. Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
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