Professional Wrestling's Tried and True Clichés

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Professional Wrestling's Tried and True Clichés

A cliché or cliche
(pronounced /kliːʃeɪ/ (klee-shay) in English, but /kli.ʃe/ (klee-shé) in French.

Is a saying, expression, idea, or element of an artistic work which has been overused to the point of losing its original meaning or effect, "played out," rendering it a stereotype, especially when at some earlier time it was considered meaningful, or novel.

The term is frequently used in modern culture for an action or idea which is expected or predictable.

In the world of professional wrestling, hitting a home run with a truly original character can be few and far between. In the meantime, some what tried and tested cliché stereotypes are sure-shots—at least for the short term.

Today I look at a handful that make up the WWE roster at any one time.

Feel free to add more.

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