Translation of cornball in Spanish:


sentimentaloide, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈkɔrnbɔl//ˈkɔːnbɔːl/


  • 1US informal

    cebollento Chile informal
    • But the main reason why this movie is getting a recommendation, not a flat out rejection, is because this commentator can see a little of his own courtship in this cornball tale of overcoming universal odds for love.
    • And while there are some truly cornball moments, as well as some goofy acting choices, I'd be hard pressed not to recommend this flick to families.
    • I could write about Luke's infrequent and reluctant observances of personal hygiene, or his frequent and enthusiastic attempts at cornball humour.
    • Jackson told cornball jokes to break the ice and fooled around on stage with various silly props.
    • That's all kind of cornball stuff, but I like doing that stuff in these towns.
    • Because this is pure cornball cheese: a showbizzy homage to Las Vegas, which tips a stylistic nod at Tom Jones along the way.
    • Some obligatory cornball dialogue and effects make for fun viewing - could have used a bit more pointless carnage, however.
    • After all, seeing as the rather clunky series, a quintessential bit of cornball Canadiana, was pretty bloody grim, it means the new series doesn't have a whole lot to live up to.
    • What keeps this series from drowning, not only in its squalid setting, depressing dynamics, and cornball cliché is this bucking of convention.
    • It's a horrible mess of a film, sticky with cornball patriotism and lump-in-the-throat sentimental cliches.
    • At the core of this cornball crock of crudity is a compelling story of small town transformation, how one man with his unique needs had previously closed-off individuals looking within themselves regarding their personal prejudices.
    • The drama is punctuated with moments of cornball humor and wit.
    • The ending is as cornball and predictable as they come.
    • But while Kevin Spacey and Kate Winslet turned in melodramatic, cornball performances, Linney's was powerful and shocking.
    • The Special Effects are technically good, just deliberately very cornball, and the film as a whole is somewhat tongue-in-cheek.
    • Craig Storper's adaptation of Lauran Paine's novel is riddled with cornball dialogue that unfolds in grindingly earnest platitudes.
    • But will the papers, which have a combined circulation of about 46,000, retain the folksy, cornball flavor that made them so popular?
    • The main source of the film's fancy, the music, is also a strange amalgamation of previous popular Tinseltown sound-alikes mixed with really awkward attempts at cornball classicism.
    • It has all the elements: violence, revenge, gorgeous women whose breasts are frequently revealed, cornball humor, social commentary.
    • Finding Neverland, which explores the events that inspired J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan, briefly skirts that line before veering off into terribly cornball territory.
  • 2

    (trick) malo



  • 1

    sensiblero masculine
    sensiblera feminine
    • I don't mean to sound like a cornball, but go get busy!
    • Mr. Sommers, aside from being an absurd boss, was also quite a cornball when he wasn't looking.
    • What a cornball, she mumbled to herself as she took a seat in the back of the room.
    • He knew it made him a sentimental cornball but he could bask in Ally's beauty for hours on end.
    • Unfortunately, Kimbrough has a problematic rococo streak and can be a real cornball.
    • I also never took the time to read through the 24-page booklet that came with it, so I'm at a loss to explain just how these ‘ONLY IN AMERICA’ cornballs came into existence.
    • One cornball had parked his 1969 Olds 442 muscle car, complete with a stuffed Grim Reaper figure in the front passenger seat, outside the museum.
    • How can a man so confident till that point turn into the stereotypical mushy cornball?
    • Is it the cornball, feel-good premise that lies at the script's core?
    • Say what you will about Joey Reynolds: he may be a cornball, but he sure knows how not to have his station's licence revoked…
    • Really, at times she thought she had been such a cornball for spilling her heart out to them this much - but, even so, they had done the same.