Corniest vs Cornist - What's the difference?

corniest | cornist |


As an adjective corniest

is (corny).

As a noun cornist is

a performer on the cornet or horn.

corniest

English

Adjective

(head)
  • (corny)
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    corny

    English

    Etymology 1

    ; in the "hackneyed" sense, from "corn catalogue jokes", reputedly low-quality jokes that were formerly printed in mail-order seed catalogues.

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Insipid or trite.
  • The duct tape and wire were a pretty corny solution.
  • Hackneyed or excessively sentimental.
  • The movie was okay, but the love scene was really corny .
    He sent a bouquet of twelve red roses and a card: "Roses are red, Violets are blue, Sugar is sweet, And so are you." How corny is that!
  • (obsolete) Producing corn or grain; furnished with grains of corn.
  • * Prior
  • The corny ear.
  • Containing corn; tasting well of malt.
  • * Chaucer
  • A draught of moist and corny ale.
  • (obsolete, UK, slang) tipsy; drunk
  • (Forby)
    Synonyms
    * (hackneyed or excessively sentimental) kitsch, kitschy, cheesy

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) (lena) .

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Strong, stiff, or hard, like a horn; resembling horn.
  • * Milton
  • Up stood the corny reed.

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    cornist

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A performer on the cornet or horn.
  • (Webster 1913)

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