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The Dictionary of Clichés is the largest, most comprehensive, and most entertaining reference of its kind, featuring more than four thousand unique clichés and common expressions. Whether clichés get under your skin or make you as happy as a clam, we go the extra mile to provide an essential resource for students, teachers, writers, and anyone with a keen interest in language. 🌟📚

Explore the World of Clichés

Our authors explore the phrases and terms that enliven our language and uncover expressions that have long been considered dead. With each entry, you’ll find a thorough definition, origin of the term, and an insightful example.

Some of the clichés brought into the limelight include:

  • Blood is thicker than water
  • Monkey see, monkey do
  • Brass tacks
  • Burn the midnight oil
  • Change of heart
  • Moral fiber

Why Choose The Dictionary of Clichés?

  • 📖 Detailed Definitions: Each cliché entry provides a comprehensive definition, ensuring you understand the term fully.
  • 🌱 Origins and Examples: We delve into the origins of each term and provide examples to show their use in context.
  • 📽️ References: Our entries are enriched with references to classic literature, poetry, movies, and songs, adding depth and context.
  • 🧠 Interactive Quizzes: Test your knowledge and sharpen your understanding with our specially designed quizzes for each cliché.

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Students: Use our dictionary as a valuable study tool to enhance your knowledge of language and expressions. Teachers: Incorporate our resources into your curriculum to help students understand the richness of language. Writers: Discover fresh insights and new ways to utilize clichés in your work. Language Enthusiasts: Dive deep into the fascinating world of clichés and enrich your understanding of language.

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👍 A-OK: The Cosmic Thumbs-Up 🌌
👍 A-OK: The Cosmic Thumbs-Up 🌌 “A-OK” Definition: Excellent; in perfectly good order. The term dates back to a specific incident in 1961, when the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Colonel “Shorty” Power misunderstood astronaut Alan Shepard’s “OK” for “A-OK,” indicating that his suborbital flight was going well. The term caught on, joining many other space-flight terms that entered the language around the same time. Synonyms: All systems go Tip-top First-rate Immaculate In the pink Antonyms: Not up to par Subpar Poor Flawed Out of whack Humor-Filled Quotes: “Houston, we have no problem.

Idioms, Expressions, and Clichés

The largest, most comprehensive, and most entertaining reference of its kind, The Dictionary of Clichés features over four thousand unique clichés and common expressions. Includes definitions, origins, examples, references, and quizzes.

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