Corny

Corn"y

, a. 1. Producing corn or grain; furnished with grains of corn. [R.] "The corny ear." Prior.
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2. Containing corn; tasting well of malt. [R.]
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A draught of moist and corny ale.
Chaucer.
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3. Tipsy. [Vulgar, Eng.] Forby.
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4. overly or simplistically sentimental. [informal]
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5. trite or tiresome; too weak to be effective; -- said of unsubtle attempts at humor; as, a corny joke; a corny skit. [informal]
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