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If it’s a little hammy or hackneyed, it’s because it’s a pretty reliable formula that works.3D escape rooms, 1980’s-themed murder mysteries: Companies invest in virtual retreats|Lucinda Southern|October 12, 2020|Digiday
Even the harmonized choral accents are hackneyed, ripped straight from her previous mega-hit “You Belong with Me.”Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’: Country’s Prodigal Daughter Creates the Best Pop Album of the Year|Marlow Stern|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hackneyed chestnuts like that are reserved for old toastmasters, and yet, there we were.
Sometimes Allen retools a hackneyed plot and the bones show through—not this time.Woody Allen’s Best & Worst Movies: ‘Annie Hall’ ‘Match Point’ & More (Video)|Malcolm Jones|July 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Hackneyed and dull, it feels like a lazy throwback in every sense of the word.Fall-Winter TV Preview: Snap Judgments of 2013–14’s New Shows|Jace Lacob, Kevin Fallon|July 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Everything seemed too hackneyed or unconvincing or simply impossible.A Mathematically Impossible Novel: Manil Suri Explains “The City of Devi”|Manil Suri|March 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To use a hackneyed figure, it was as though the earth had opened and swallowed her husband.
Much like general terms, which mean something or nothing, are expressions that have become trite and hackneyed.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
I shall probably be met with the hackneyed cry, The question is entirely one of price.Landholding In England|Joseph Fisher
You can't describe them unless you label them with the hackneyed interrogation point.My Wonderful Visit|Charlie Chaplin
Each gentleman addressed her with some hackneyed compliment.The Child of Pleasure|Gabriele D'Annunzio