(Especially of a film or piece of writing) full of unoriginal or overused phrases or ideas: a cliché-ridden love-triangle melodrama the chairman offered the usual cliché-ridden statement to the media
More example sentences
- It's a cliche-ridden, preposterous mess, full of ludicrously obvious plot holes.
- These days, I have less and less patience for the corny dialogue and cliche-ridden plots of most games.
- Make no mistake about it, this is a cliché-ridden popcorn movie, but this time it's obvious the filmmakers intend it to be so.
Definition of cliché-ridden in:
- The US English dictionary