corn´i|ness

corn´i|ness
corn|y1 «KR nee», adjective, corn|i|er, corn|i|est.
1. a) of or having to do with corn. b) abounding in corn.
2. Informal. trite, outdated, or sentimental: »

corny jokes, corny music. He uses the corniest lines, ones that no one else would dare to try (Newsweek).

corn´i|ly, adverb.
corn´i|ness, noun.
corn|y2 «KR nee», adjective, corn|i|er, corn|i|est.
having or having to do with corns on the feet.

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