Corniest vs Cornist - What's the difference?
As an adjective corniest
As a noun cornist is
a performer on the cornet or horn.
; in the "hackneyed" sense, from "corn catalogue jokes", reputedly low-quality jokes that were formerly printed in mail-order seed catalogues.
Insipid or trite.
Hackneyed or excessively sentimental.
- The duct tape and wire were a pretty corny solution.
- The movie was okay, but the love scene was really corny .
(obsolete) Producing corn or grain; furnished with grains of corn.
- 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!
Containing corn; tasting well of malt.
- The corny ear.
(obsolete, UK, slang) tipsy; drunk
- A draught of moist and corny ale.
* (hackneyed or excessively sentimental) kitsch, kitschy, cheesy
(obsolete) Strong, stiff, or hard, like a horn; resembling horn.
- Up stood the corny reed.