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Often found in old movies, songs, or TV shows poking fun at sentimentality or predictable romance. SlideThe rom-com was full of corny lines from the 80s.
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Used to describe jokes or humor that's overly simple, trying too hard to be funny. SlideDad's corny puns always make us laugh despite being predictable.
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May indicate something overly emotional, trying to evoke a response with little substance. SlideThe speech was sincere but a bit too corny for my taste.