English to Afrikaans Meaning :: hackneyed

Hackneyed :
geykte
- geykte

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(1) However, the story and the manner of its telling are alike hackneyed , dull, and pointless.(2) The final hour has long past on the horror spoof and, sadly, all that's left is hackneyed jokes and trite dialogue.(3) History should be about forcing people to challenge their perceptions, not reinforcing hackneyed stereotypes of the past.(4) Secondly, it was full to overflowing of hackneyed sexist stereotypes.(5) The script is hackneyed , riddled with stereotypes and offers nothing that hasn't been seen in every single gangster film ever made.(6) We've heard Beethoven so many times that there is always a danger of it falling into a hackneyed mode of routine playing.(7) The blame, say critics, lies with the hackneyed , highly predictable plots.(8) His boss can take even a hackneyed phrase and let it dangle suggestively in the air until a dozen meanings reveal themselves.(9) But the key to stock market glory isn't contained in some hackneyed phrase.(10) Their books use hackneyed plotlines, stock characters, and omission of inconvenient facts.(11) They also provide English with a number of now rather hackneyed phrases like ‘to cry wolf’.(12) It's a trite and hackneyed old platitude - but sometimes, you do just have to stop and look at what's around you.(13) But a closer look reveals there's more to this course than a hackneyed phrase.(14) It is littered with hackneyed phrases and lazy commonplaces.(15) This year's summit has been accompanied by the usual round of hackneyed phrases about the need to end poverty.(16) Maybe it's time to trot out that hackneyed phrase about ‘the pace of modern life’.
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(1) hackney ::
Hackney
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Adjective
5. timeworn ::
timeworn
6. platitudinous ::
platitudinous
7. vapid ::
saai
8. stale ::
verjaar
9. tired ::
moeg
10. threadbare ::
verslete
12. banal ::
banale
13. hack ::
hack
15. hoary ::
grys
16. commonplace ::
alledaags
17. common ::
algemene
18. ordinary ::
gewone
19. stock ::
voorraad
20. conventional ::
konvensionele
21. stereotyped ::
stereotipe
23. unimaginative ::
verbeeldingloos
24. unoriginal ::
onoorspronklike
25. uninspired ::
inspirasie
26. prosaic ::
prozaïsche
27. dull ::
Dowwe
28. boring ::
vervelig
30. pedestrian ::
voetganger
31. run-of-the-mill ::
allerdaagse
32. boilerplate ::
boiler
33. routine ::
roetine
35. cheesy ::
Wink
36. corny ::
corny
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