an identifying characteristic, habit or trend
‘The number one personality trait I hate is hypocrisy. Why can't you be consistent!?’;
Often in reference to a word or phrase: used so many times that it is commonplace, or no longer interesting or effective; worn out, hackneyed.
(object-oriented) An uninstantiable collection of methods that provides functionality to a class by using the class’s own interface.
‘Traits are somewhat between an interface and a mixin, as an interface contains only method signatures, while a trait includes also the full method definitions. On the other hand, mixins include method definitions, but they can also carry state through attributes, while traits usually don't.’;
(legal) So well established as to be beyond debate: trite law.
A stroke; a touch.
‘By this single trait Homer makes an essential difference between the Iliad and Odyssey.’;
A denomination of coinage in ancient Greece equivalent to one third of a stater.
A distinguishing or marked feature; a peculiarity; as, a trait of character.
Trite, a genus of spiders, found in Australia, New Zealand and Oceania, of the family Salticidae.
a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
Worn out; common; used until so common as to have lost novelty and interest; hackneyed; stale; as, a trite remark; a trite subject.
a distinguishing quality or characteristic, typically one belonging to a person
‘the traditionally British trait of self-denigration’;
repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse;
‘bromidic sermons’; ‘his remarks were trite and commonplace’; ‘hackneyed phrases’; ‘a stock answer’; ‘repeating threadbare jokes’; ‘parroting some timeworn axiom’; ‘the trite metaphor `hard as nails'’;
a genetically determined characteristic
‘breeders were installing some trait that allowed the crop to thrive’;
(of a remark or idea) lacking originality or freshness; dull on account of overuse
‘this point may now seem obvious and trite’;
Trite is a genus of jumping spiders first described by Eugène Simon in 1885. Most of the 18 described species occur in Australia and New Zealand, with several spread over islands of Oceania, one species even reaching Rapa in French Polynesia.