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[klee-sheyd, kli-] /kliˈʃeɪd, klɪ-/
full of or characterized by clichés:
a clichéd, boring speech.
representing or expressing a cliché or stereotype; trite; hackneyed; commonplace:
the old clichéd argument that girls are more affectionate than boys.
Origin of clichéd
1925-30; cliché + -ed3 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The country needs leadership, not more of the same vested interests hidden under cliched rhetoric.
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  • Instead, your condescending and cliched generalizations exemplify the alleged weaknesses you claim for the article.
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