A cliché or cliche (pronounced UK, US) is an expression, idea, or element of an artistic work which has been overused to the point of losing its original meaning or effect, especially when at some earlier time it was considered meaningful or novel. In phraseology, the term has taken on a more tech...
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An expression or idea that has been used so often that everybody takes it for granted; near prejudice.
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Type casting is the purest form of cliche in the industry. Stereotypical depictions of characters is also cliche. These phenomena occur when a phrase, type, or technique (visual or illuminatory) are over-played. Cliche is almost synonymous with passe' in the film industry though cliches are occasion...
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A cliché is an electrotype or a stereotype cast from an engraving, especially from a woodcut.
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Phrase that has been used so often, any effect it once had is lost, for example `over the moon`, `green with envy`. The word is derived from the French word for a stereotype block – a block made for printing a phrase that was in constant use, to save the printer having to set each letter separatel...
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1) Banality 2) Commonplace 3) Inanity 4) Tired expression
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1) Banality 2) Bromide 3) Chestnut 4) Comment 5) Commonplace 6) Hot as a pistol, say 7) It's trite and true 8) Old saw 9) Overused expression 10) Overworked phrase 11) Platitude 12) Remark 13) Saw 14) T...
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