as in cliche
used or heard so often as to be dull she quickly learned to ignore her children's hackney complaints like "It isn't fair" and "Why me?"

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hackney

2 of 3

verb

as in to overuse
to use so much as to make less appealing advertisers have hackneyed the word "revolutionary" so much that it now just means that a product is new

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hackney

3 of 3

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“Hackney.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hackney. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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