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a banal statement; a clichéd remark; a persistently dull person1910The Fortune Hunter'The pleasure has been all mine,' insisted the gallant bromide, fishing the trite phrase desperately from the grey vacuity of his thoughts.1957Atlas ShruggedShe thought suddenly of those modern college-infected parasites who assumed a sickening air of moral self-righteousness whenever they uttered the standard bromides about their concern for the welfare of others.