from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Overfamiliar through overuse; trite.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Repeated too often.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of hackney.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Trite; commonplace; threadbare: as, a hackneyed subject.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
hackney + -ed (Wiktionary)