- adj. 谷类的；粗野的；陈腐的；乡下味的
- n. (Corny)人名；(法)科尔尼；(英)科尼(男子教名Connor、Cornelius 的昵称)
- corny (adj.)
- 1570s, "full of corn, pertaining to corn, from corn (n.1) + -y (2). Chaucer used it of ale (late 14c.), perhaps to mean "malty." American English slang "old-fashioned, sentimental" is from 1932 (first attested in "Melody Maker"), perhaps originally "something appealing to country folk" (corn-fed in the same sense is attested from 1929). Related: Cornily; corniness.
- 1. I know it sounds corny, but I'm really not motivated by money.
- 2. The dialogue and acting in Indecent Proposal are tired, cliched and corny.
- 3. He has an endless supply of corny jokes.
- 4. The movie was just so corny that I had to leave before it finished.
- 5. The boss gets too corny when he talks to the workers.
[ corny 造句 ]