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corny

1. mod. having to do with simple-minded, overdrawn humor. (Alludes to rural or folksy style.) This corny dialogue has to be revised before I’ll act in this play.
2. mod. having to do with overdone sentiment. The love scenes were your corny hands-off-the-naughty-parts events, but nobody laughed.
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The T-shirts up for auction are described as "some of the coolest, raciest, and yes, even the corniest in an industry that is widely known and admired for its independent streak.
I HATE the enforced fun of it all, the idea you have to participate in what feels like the corniest of all pantomimes.
Money speaks volumes" may be the corniest of cliches but the decision of Northern Racing and sponsors John Smiths to raise the prize money purse to pounds 2000,000 is paying a crucial dividend.
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At its corniest, this might be the bridge overlooking the lake where he proposed marriage.
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Along the way, Van learns some Important Lessons about himself, leading up to an improbably sappy climax where that ``investment'' speech gets reworked in the corniest way imaginable.
With the original script written and directed by Peter Swingler, Cinderella promises lots of audience participation, great songs and dances and the corniest jokes you have ever heard.
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He makes the corniest puns and the most cringe-worthy jokes.
Euphemistically speaking, "seasoned" feels like the most apt way to describe lounge lizard Johnny Hallyday's latest character, Jacques Kaminsky, in Claude Lelouch's shamelessly sentimental (and equally self-serving) "We Love You, You Bastard," a paternal reconciliation fantasy that this corniest of French directors dedicates to his daughters.
It also features the corniest of oneliners and a plot so paper thin it had me in fits of hysterical, unintentional laughter.
But it certainly didn't add to the enjoyment of the corniest three hours of TV in yonks.
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