Corny vs. Cheesy

By Jaxson

  • Corny (adjective)

    Boring and unoriginal.

    “The duct tape and wire were a pretty corny solution.”

  • Corny (adjective)

    Hackneyed or excessively sentimental.

    “The movie was okay, but the love scene was really corny.”

    “He sent a bouquet of twelve red roses and a card: “Roses are red, Violets are blue, Sugar is sweet, And so are you.” How corny is that!”

  • Corny (adjective)

    Producing corn or grain; furnished with grains of corn.

  • Corny (adjective)

    Containing corn; tasting well of malt.

  • Corny (adjective)

    tipsy; drunk

  • Corny (adjective)

    Strong, stiff, or hard, like a horn; resembling horn.

  • Cheesy (adjective)

    Overdramatic, excessively emotional or clich├ęd, trite, contrived.

    “a cheesy song;”

    “a cheesy movie”

  • Cheesy (adjective)

    Of or relating to cheese.

    “This sandwich is full of cheesy goodness.”

  • Cheesy (adjective)

    Resembling, or containing cheese.

    “a cheesy flavor;”

    “cheesy nachos”

    “I like pizzas with a cheesy crust.”

  • Cheesy (adjective)

    Cheap, of poor quality.

  • Cheesy (adjective)

    Exaggerated and likely to be forced or insincere.

Wiktionary
  • Cheesy (adjective)

    like cheese in taste, smell, or consistency

    “a pungent, cheesy sauce”

  • Cheesy (adjective)

    cheap and of low quality

    “cheesy motel rooms”

  • Cheesy (adjective)

    hackneyed and obviously sentimental

    “an album of cheesy pop hits”

  • Cheesy (adjective)

    (of a smile) exaggerated and likely to be insincere

    “a cheesy grin”

Oxford Dictionary
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