corniest corniest

Definition(s):

  • (adj) dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality

Usage(s):

  1. Incontestably the corniest, phoniest, ickiest and most monstrously vulgar of all the big Bible stories Hollywood has told in the last decade.
  2. He was too smart a fellow, and too cynical, to fall for one of the corniest plots in melodrama: the actor who is ensorcelled by his role.
  3. The most startlingand cornieststunt came last.

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  1. Scully, 80, recalled stories of Jackie Robinson, while 97-year-old Wooden talked about coaching Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who proclaimed Wooden's "Pyramid of Success" as "the corniest thing he'd ever seen," the coach said.
    on Jun 13, 2008 By: Vin Scully Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "All they remember," Mullin said, laughing, "is that I couldn't dunk and I wore tight (basketball) shorts. I'm the corniest thing going. I'll never make the Hall of Fame at my house."
    on Feb 18, 2007 By: Chris Mullin Source: Contra Costa Times

  3. "It's the corniest sort of ooga-booga native thing you could imagine," says Eichler of the politically incorrect curio. "Then it slowly dawns on him-it's not actually a statue, it's stuffed human skin."
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: Glenn Eichler Source: MTV.com

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