He biffed and blathered; no one will recall what he said other than the cliche he offered up that “these are different times.”
It's cliche to say, but a GOP that is not held captive to its radical wing is in everyone's best interest.
Or maybe both cultures got off on a glorious combination of cliche and novelty, even if they disagreed on which was which.
I realize how cliche and seemingly insufficient that sounds.
I'm not sure that artist-chosen shows are of that much curatorial or art-historical use, and anyway they've become a cliche.
As the cliche goes, "With enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow."
Kennon winced at the cliche It was so ancient that it had lost all meaning.
They were molded in an old system, and could not change their cliche.
The beautiful casts of the French medals known to all electrotypers as cliche moulds are in the alloy No. 3.
There is a cliche in nearly every line of the Athenæum's discriminating notice.
1825, "electrotype, stereotype," from French cliché, a technical word in printer's jargon for "stereotype block," noun use of past participle of clicher "to click" (18c.), supposedly echoic of the sound of a mold striking molten metal. Figurative extension to "trite phrase, worn-out expression" is first attested 1888, following the course of stereotype. Related: Cliched (1928).
A much used expression that has lost its freshness and descriptive power. Some clichés are “I thank you from the bottom of my heart” and “It's only a drop in the bucket.”