Hackneyed – Vocabwagon


The meaning of the word Hackneyed is to be overused, unoriginal, vapid, trite or worn out.

The word hackneyed is an adjective.


1. Roy lost the election because his hackneyed ideas could not match with the modern thought process of the young lawyer competing against him.

2. One of the suggestions given by a great writer was to avoid a hackneyed plot line and bring in fresh ideas.



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