blandiose

A person, place, idea, or thing that exhibits extraordinarily mundane qualities.

His blandiose plan for the city included free pens for the homeless.


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  • blander — n. A machine through which media is processed that renders the media bland and inoffensive. Example Citation: This is, in fact, one of the most important lessons for Microsoft to learn: great media is often created in a collaborative environment …   New words

  • proletarian drift — (proh.luh.TAYR.ee.un drift) n. The tendency for originally upscale products to eventually become popular with the working class; the tendency for most elements of the culture to eventually appeal to the lowest common denominator. Example Citation …   New words

  • pseud — (SOOD) n. A person with pretensions to cultural or intellectual sophistication. Example Citation: With the aid of some blurred old photographs and his own artworks , Boyd concocted Nat Tate: An American Artist (1928 1960)...We enjoyably imagine… …   New words

  • table writing — n. The creation of scripts, jokes, and stories by a committee of writers. Example Citation: In addition, [Larry] Gelbart argues, TV writing has grown more solipsistic: whereas television once attracted people trained in radio, film and theater,… …   New words

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