Term: Cliche

Definition:

A Cliché is a Phrase that is used excessively and has become a bit meaningless and even irritating.

SAMPLE CLICHES:

  • Always look on the bright sight of life
  • To be or not to be
  • Live and learn
  • Live and let live
  • C'est la vie
  • Que sera, sera
  • What goes around comes around
  • Don't worry, be happy!

See Also: Figure of Speech; Idiom

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