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dictionary of clichés

Eric Partridge

dictionary of clichés

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Published by Routledge & Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Terms and phrases.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith an introductory essay by Eric Partridge.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1689
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 261 p. ;
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19712947M


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A cliché, or cliche (UK: / ˈ k l iː ʃ eɪ / or US: / k l i ˈ ʃ eɪ /), is an expression, idea, or element of an artistic work that has become overused to the point of losing its original meaning or effect, even to the point of being trite or irritating, especially when at some earlier time it was considered meaningful or novel.

In phraseology, the term has taken on a more technical. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Absolute power corrupts absolutely. Ace in the hole. Ace up his sleeve. Acorn doesn’t fall far from the tree, The. Actions speak louder than words. After my own heart. Ah, to be young and foolish Airing dirty laundry.

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