Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Corny"

The meaning of "Corny" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa corny ?
A: corny/cheesy = something that is funny, or supposed to be funny, but in a very predictable or uninteresting way. It will feel like something only children will laugh at.

A corny joke for example would be puns. Puns are usually very basic wordplay.

"What kind of music do planets like? Neptunes."

(the joke being the planet "Neptune" being combined with the word "Tunes", meaning music)

cheesy is essentially the same thing as corny
Q: O que significa to be corny ?
A: To act in a very common or cliché way, using when trying to be cute.

“Did it hurt when you fell down from heaven?”
“Oh my God, you’re so corny.”
Q: O que significa corny couple?
A: It means that they are a funny couple mainly because they tell corny jokes
Q: O que significa it's corny?
A: It is goofy.
It is silly.
It is irreverent.
Q: O que significa too corny?
A: it usually stands for something that happens so often it's gotten old and bland, and is usually stated when a joke is said


"Why didn't the skeleton cross the road? because ge didn't have the guts to do it"

"That's corny. come up with better jokes!"

this joke in the example is a really common joke that I've heard too many times to count. 😅

Example sentences using "Corny"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com corny.
A: That joke is corny.
This sounds very corny.
Why are you so corny?
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com corny.
A: Dad jokes are corny.
The ride at the fair was corny.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Get corny .
A: It is ok to tell a joke while giving a speech, just don't get corny. Not to get corny, but when I'm with her, I'm walking on air. Sometimes I will get corny when I am being sarcastic.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com corny .
A: this song is so corny

Synonyms of "Corny" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre corny e cringey ?
A: Corny is embarrassing. Awkward. Cringey is really annoying, really awkward.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre "corny" e "cliché" e "cheesy" ?
A: Corny and cheesy are pretty much the same, those refer to things that are somewhat lame. These are also slang terms. Cliché is something that is seen as a pattern and is not necessarily lame.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre corny e cheesy e How do you guys use them? ?
A: They are both used in the same exact way. I usually wouldn't say these two, personal preference. But they sound very natural.


- That joke was so cheesy!

- you're so corny sometimes!
Q: Qual é a diferença entre corny e old-fashioned ?
A: "Corny" usually has a negative connotation.
"Her sweater looks pretty corny. It looks like it's from the 80's or something."
"Old-fashioned" has a neutral connotation and is used to describe things that either are or look like they're from the past.
"Check out this old-fashioned typewriter! It's so cool!"

Translations of "Corny"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? what is different between lame, corny and cleche. I really thank you if you give me examples.
A: you make it so clear thank you 🙆🏼

Other questions about "Corny"

Q: I'd like to know what "sound corny" means in this sentence.
Thanks in advance.

A: Also in this context sometimes it means that something is considered old-fashioned.

1. John danced and sang this crazy song to declare his love for her.
Some would consider it rather over-the-top (too much) and embarrassing ... corny.
Usually guys would think this corny - girls might think it's romantic :D
Q: You are so not how I pictured you.
I pictured you as a corny guy.
A: Thank you.
Q: his lines/lyrics are so tacky
his lines/lyrics are so corny

which is natural?
A: thank you!!😊😊
Q: What does it mean, "it sounds corny"?
A: Hmmm... I would say it means the opposite of hip or sophisticated or sarcastic.

Corny joke:
A: Knock knock.
B: Who's there?
A: Orange.
B: Orange who?
A: Orange (Aren't) you glad you asked?

Corny pick up line: I'm glad I'm not a diabetic because you look sweeter than a bowl full of sugar.
Q: do cheesy and corny mean the same thing ?

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