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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Repeated too often. Boring, not new.

Usage examples (35)
  • It is by vivacity and wit that man shines in company; but trite jokes and loud laughter reduce him to a buffoon.
  • Anderson avoided what he called the trite "dancing natives on the beach," so popular in the
  • Why do fools speak in trite cliched meaningless phrasing?
  • I had never heard someone use the word trite in actual conversation before. for more
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