English Vietnamese dictionary
- danh từ
- lời nói sáo, câu nói rập khuôn
- (ngành in) clisê, bản in đúc (bằng chì hay đồng)
Advanced English dictionary
(also cliche) noun (disapproving)
1 [C] a phrase or an idea that has been used so often that it no longer has much meaning and is not interesting: She trotted out the old cliche that 'a trouble shared is a trouble halved.' + a cliche-ridden style + It has become a cliche to say that Prague is the most beautiful city in Europe. + tired cliches like 'the information revolution'
2 [U] the use of cliches in writing or speaking: The article collapses under the sheer weight of cliche.
cliched (also cliche'd, cliched) adjective: a cliched view of upper-class life
stereotype, bromide, trite saying, old saw or maxim, truism, platitude, commonplace, banality, Colloq chestnut:
The report was full of clichés and convinced no one.
Concise English dictionary
+a trite or obvious remark