old-hat

ADJECTIVE
  1. repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    a stock answer
    his remarks were trite and commonplace
    parroting some timeworn axiom
    bromidic sermons
    the trite metaphor `hard as nails'
    repeating threadbare jokes
    hackneyed phrases
    bromidic sermons
    a stock answer
  2. out of fashion
    a suit of rather antique appearance
    outmoded ideas
    demode (or outmoded) attire
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How To Use old-hat In A Sentence

  • I spent this period of instruction trying to stifle yawns and resisting saying how old-hat this all seemed.
  • So, here's something that is old-hat to many clued-in peeps, from the self-titled Lindstrøm & Prins Thomas record that was released by Ghent's Eskimo Recordings. Music (For Robots): June 2006 Archives
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