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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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Kevin Rhodes, 41, who plays Corny Collins and lives in Killingworth, is a software test analyst for Virgin Money in Gosforth but is no stranger to treading the boards.
I am very excited to finally be able to give Pop Corny to the Android crowd
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It sounds corny but this is the theater I always wanted to be in, and now I've found it.
This is true life coaching, but Maisel is never corny, nor does he preach or ever come near to didacticism in his writing.
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Reluctantly revealing the verse Bob added: "It's a bit f***ing corny.
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How about resolving never again to make corny jokes in this column?
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Cruise learns a corny lesson about the true meaning of the law and treats us to it, straying pretty far afield from the more cynical book on which the movie is based.
I know it sounds corny, but it's our generation that's going to make or break it (the environment).