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cornball

1. adjective Trite or overly sentimental. No wonder they're not laughing at any of the jokes—Edward has such a cornball sense of humor.
2. noun One behaving in such a manner. Edward's such a cornball, no wonder they're not laughing at any of his jokes.
3. noun An unsophisticated person; a bumpkin or hick. I can't believe there are cornballs like you who have never been to a big city.

cornball

1. n. a stupid or corny person, especially if rural. Who invited this cornball to my party?
2. mod. stupid or corny. What a cornball idea!
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Following the show, Ross took to Twitter and called Rock "(https://twitter.com/rickyrozay/status/483403195473858560?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.complex.com%2Fmusic%2F2017%2F03%2Frick-ross-chris-rock-reconcile) washed up ." In 2016, the rapper slammed the stand-up star even further, calling him a "(http://www.vibe.com/2016/03/rick-ross-chris-rock-cornball-oscars-monologue/) cornball ." The hip-hop artist said, "Chris Rock, he a cornball. Let's keep it real.
Rhinestone Mondays at Newcastle Theatre Royal until Saturday MERCY sakes alive good brother, looks like we got us a cornball.
Nevertheless, my wife's actions made me proud to be called a cornball that night.
(just don't tell a blue guy you think of him as a lovely aquamarine)" (or a cornball yellow).
Convinced that the children can be converted to Pollyanna-ish drones like all the other campers, the owners launch into a cornball rendition of "Kumbayah." The Addams children are not enthused.
"Our mission statement isn't written yet," he says, "but we'll be talking about the ways kids can use media to empower themselves, to use a cornball word." Assistant Editor Sara Rimensnyder spoke to Jones in September.
Oil City Symphony at the Circle in the Square Theatre on Bleecker Street is a fairly thorough re-creation of a cornball musicale presented in an Ohio high-school auditorium by four middle-aged amateur musicians, who sing and play some pop concert favorites and some of their own exercises in easy listening.