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English adjective: old-hat

1. old-hat repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse


SamplesBromidic sermons.
His remarks were trite and commonplace.
Hackneyed phrases.
A stock answer.
Repeating threadbare jokes.
Parroting some timeworn axiom.
The trite metaphor `hard as nails'.


Synonymsbanal, commonplace, hackneyed, shopworn, stock, threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn


Similarunoriginal


Antonymsoriginal

2. old-hat out of fashion


SamplesA suit of rather antique appearance.
Demode (or outmoded) attire.
Outmoded ideas.


Synonymsantique, demode, ex, old-fashioned, outmoded, passe, passee


Similarunfashionable, unstylish


Antonymsfashionable, stylish









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