Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Excessive praise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of praising unduly; excessive praise.

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  • verb Present participle of overpraise.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "Our current system," she writes, "inevitably leads to overlooking good books, overpraising bad ones, and undermining the book page."

    Book Reviewing

  • "The Jokers" is about a coterie of anarchists who post political flyers so lavishly overpraising the buffoonish governor that he becomes a laughingstock.

    Tales of Jaunty Anarchy on the Nile

  • There is nothing wrong with overpraising a good film.

    Scott Mendelson: 2010 in Review: the Overrated.

  • There is nothing wrong with overpraising a good film.

    Scott Mendelson: 10 Overrated Films of 2010

  • There is nothing wrong with overpraising a good film.

    Scott Mendelson: 2010 in Review: the Overrated.

  • By far the biggest ire was reserved for the new trend for manic overpraising, whereby everyone on earth is called “a ROCK STAR!”

    Holiday Rift Guide

  • No big fuss, no hyperbolic praise well get into the uselessness of overpraising later, just every so often notice by mom of Randis good behavior around tidiness.

    Childhood Unbound

  • No big fuss, no hyperbolic praise well get into the uselessness of overpraising later, just every so often notice by mom of Randis good behavior around tidiness.

    Childhood Unbound

  • "Motherhood," like many mom blogs, insists that while the experience of motherhood inevitably trades in certain clichés (playground etiquette, the politics of snacking, the perils of overpraising), it also encompasses much more than that.

    Katherine Dieckmann: Motherhood Is Not Just For Mothers

  • By far the biggest ire was reserved for the new trend for manic overpraising, whereby everyone on earth is called “a ROCK STAR!”

    Holiday Rift Guide

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