obvious humor, unsophisticated humor

The farmer said his cows are moody today. Now that is corny!

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  • Corny — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Corny País …   Wikipedia Español

  • Corny — can refer to Corny, Eure, town in France Corny (muesli bar) Corny (Veronica Mars), TV character Corny Casanovas, Three Stooges film A Corny Concerto, Merrie melodies cartoon a type of humor Cornelius kegs David Burgess See also Kitsch Camp… …   Wikipedia

  • Corny — Corn y, a. 1. Producing corn or grain; furnished with grains of corn. [R.] The corny ear. Prior. [1913 Webster] 2. Containing corn; tasting well of malt. [R.] [1913 Webster] A draught of moist and corny ale. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 3. Tipsy.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corny — Cor ny (k?r n?), a. [L. cornu horn.] Strong, stiff, or hard, like a horn; resembling horn. [1913 Webster] Up stood the cornu reed. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corny — Corny, Dorf im deutschen Bezirk Lothringen, Landkreis Metz, rechts an der Mosel, mit einer kath. Kirche, Ziegelbrennerei, Farben und Firnisfabrikation und (1900) 872 Einw., war 1870 das Hauptquartier des Prinzen Friedrich Karl während der… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • corny —   [englisch/amerikanisch, kɔːnɪ; wörtlich »abgedroschen«], zunächst unter Jazzmusikern aufgekommener Slangausdruck für eine geschmacklose, altmodische oder stilfremde Phrasierung, dann auf abgehacktes, poltriges Spiel schlechthin ausgedehnt; im… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • corny — kȯr nē adj, corn·i·er; est relating to or having corns on the feet …   Medical dictionary

  • corny — 1570s, full of corn, pertaining to corn, from CORN (Cf. corn) (1) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Chaucer used it of ale (late 14c.), perhaps to mean malty. Amer.Eng. slang old fashioned, sentimental is from 1932 (first attested in Melody Maker ), perhaps… …   Etymology dictionary

  • corny — [adj] trite, clichéd banal, commonplace, dull, feeble, hackneyed, mawkish, melodramatic, old fashioned, old hat*, sentimental, shopworn, stale, stereotyped, stupid, tired, warmed over; concept 550 Ant. new, original, unique …   New thesaurus

  • corny — ► ADJECTIVE (cornier, corniest) informal ▪ trite or mawkishly sentimental. DERIVATIVES cornily adverb corniness noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «rustic, appealing to country folk» …   English terms dictionary

  • corny — corny1 [kôr′nē] adj. cornier, corniest 1. of or producing corn ☆ 2. Informal unsophisticated, old fashioned, trite, sentimental, etc. corny2 [kôr′nē] adj. cornier, corniest having or relating to corns on the feet …   English World dictionary

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