Definition of samey in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈseɪmi/

adjective (samier, samiest)

British informal
Lacking in variety; monotonous: dance music all sounds rather samey to me
More example sentences
  • Unlike the beer, the background music is too samey (slick and bland ambient and dance sounds, albeit pretty unobtrusive).
  • The difference culturally has also been very interesting, and at times we would have to admit that African food has been at best a bit samey!
  • Tim has little time for supermarkets because they are ‘getting very samey in what they sell’.



Example sentences
  • For years bookselling in this country was the antithesis of samey but as Waterstone's became a massive corporate presence they started consolidating their business bringing in elements of sameyness.
  • For the most part these aren't radical reworkings, although the omnipresent parping horns and hammering keys at times mean the sound approaches showband-esque sameyness, and a couple of tracks are marred by ham-fisted editing.
  • Downers? How could there be downers? But maybe the clichéd plot, the tedium, the mind-numbing sameyness about the whole game could be considered a downer.

Words that rhyme with samey

Amy, cockamamie, flamy, gamy, Jamie, Mamie

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