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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corny  \Corn"y\,  a. 
  1.  Producing  corn  or  grain;  furnished  with  grains  of  corn. 
  [R.]  ``The  corny  ear.''  --Prior. 
 
  2.  Containing  corn;  tasting  well  of  malt.  [R.] 
 
  A  draught  of  moist  and  corny  ale.  --Chaucer. 
 
  3.  Tipsy.  [Vulgar,  Eng.]  --Forby. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corny  \Cor"ny\  (k?r"n?),  a.  [L.  cornu  horn.] 
  Strong,  stiff,  or  hard,  like  a  horn;  resembling  horn. 
 
  Up  stood  the  cornu  reed.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  corny 
  adj  :  dull  and  tiresome  but  with  pretensions  of  significance  or 
  originality;  "bromidic  sermons"  [syn:  {bromidic},  {platitudinal}, 
  {platitudinous}] 




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