Definition of trite


  • repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons", "his remarks were trite and commonplace", "hackneyed phrases", "a stock answer", "repeating threadbare jokes", "parroting some timeworn axiom", "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'". Synonyms: banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock, threadbare, timeworn, tired, well-worn.

Words nearby trite

rite, tribe, trice, trike, trine, tripe, write.

Rhymes with trite

alight, alright, benight, bight, bite, blight, bright, byte, cite, contrite, delight, despite, electrolyte, excite, fight, flight, forthright, fright, height, ignite.

Start with trite

triteness, tritest, triter, tritely, tritenesses.

End with trite

contrite, attrite, nitrite.

More information about trite

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • trite is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 5 points
  • trite is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 5 points
  • trite is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 5 points
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