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corny

Trite or overly sentimental. Oh geez, Edward has such a corny sense of humor—no one ever laughs at his jokes.

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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'' Ross and Demelza were putting the corny into Cornish
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Corny aroma, like an American lager, not the Saaz spice we were expecting.
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Her disguise succeeds in fooling Adrian, the young man hired to be the tutor for Rosalind (known to him as Ross) and her cousin Corny, until Rosalind is confused by her strange feelings for Adrian and the flirtation she can't control--Adrian is confused as well!