or cut-and-dry

[ kuht-n-drahyd ]
/ ˈkʌt nˈdraɪd /


prepared or settled in advance; not needing much thought or discussion: a cut-and-dried decision.
lacking in originality or spontaneity; routine; boring: a lecture that was cut-and-dried.

Origin of cut-and-dried

First recorded in 1700–10 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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