HACKNEYED's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of hackneyed
Definition:
a. repeated too often; over familiar through overuse
Example:
When the reviewer criticized the movie for its hackneyed plot, we agreed; we had seen similar stories hundreds of times before.
Sentence in Classic:
I detest jargon of every kind, and sometimes I have kept my feelings to myself, because I could find no language to describe them in but what was worn and hackneyed out of all sense and meaning.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
Turning from the Temple gate as soon as I had read the warning, I made the best of my way to Fleet Street, and there got a late hackney chariot and drove to the Hummums in Covent Garden.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
He did trace them easily to Clapham, but no further; for on entering that place, they removed into a hackney coach, and dismissed the chaise that brought them from Epsom.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context