(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
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- Both authors were quite disparaging of cliché-ridden questions.
- Yours was a welcome breath of clarity in an otherwise cliché-ridden media spectacle.
- The characters lack imagination, they are steeped in gender biases, and the story is cliché-ridden.
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