Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overhype.
  • adj. That has been promoted or publicized excessively

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Examples

  • I agree with freddie here; come on, people – the reason the 48 are so insanely overhyped is that LeBron had been FAILING TO LIVE UP TO EXPECTATIONS for much of the regular season and playoffs ….” greatest ever” discussions before the records are in the books are just silly …

    Matthew Yglesias » LeBron Versus Kobe

  • He notes that Wi-Fi has been overhyped, which is certainly due in part to Intel's Centrino campaign, but says that on the other hand, broadband wireless is going to change everything.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • A well known auto-industry forecasting firm on Wednesday suggested that the heavily promoted battery-powered vehicles about to appear on roads around the world are "overhyped" and headed for a much slower takeoff than some auto makers and industry analysts expect.

    Electric Cars Will See Slow Takeoff, Study Says

  • Second, one could hardly say that the "tea party phenomenon" has been "overhyped," except in a negative way by the mainstream media and by establishment politicians.

    2 Political Junkies

  • Dyrdek recently granted Inc. an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the Fantasy Factory, where he opened up about what drives him as an entrepreneur, the importance of authenticity in business, and why someone with more than 1 million friends and followers thinks social media is the most "overhyped" thing in media today.

    Inc.com

  • Vinod Khosla once said that li-ion batteries were "overhyped" but isn't above making money off of the hype.

    Autoblog Green

  • Kerry called the new material "overhyped," said that it was released in violation of the law and that it largely involves raw intelligence reports from the field.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • In his only reference to the leak, Kerry called the new material "overhyped," said that it was released in violation of the law and that it largely involves raw intelligence reports from the field.

    Las Vegas News - LasVegasNOW.com

  • Unfortunately the press and the producers of AI "overhyped" Adam and as talented as he may be it backfired in ways.

    EW.com: Today's Latest Headlines

  • A well known auto-industry forecasting firm on Wednesday suggested that the heavily promoted battery-powered vehicles about to appear on roads around the world are "overhyped"

    Electric Cars Will See Slow Takeoff, Study Says - WSJ.com

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