Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Excessive promotion.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

over- +‎ promotion

Examples

  • The other networks generally do a similar amount of overpromotion with their biggest hits. tdot

    The TV Addict Defends His Take on HEROES | the TV addict

  • "The warnings were abominable and the overpromotion was fraudulent," says Roger Brosnahan, a Minneapolis lawyer representing several hundred plaintiffs.

    The Norplant Backlash

  • The overpromotion of poor quality science in particular, newsworthy, alarmist articles, claiming certainty where there is little can ultimately be a disaster in a policy context.

    Day Four – Al Gore « Climate Audit

  • Christina Hoff Sommers describes the College Republicans' response to the overpromotion of "The Vagina Monologues" at Roger Williams University and the predictably repressive/humorless response from the admininstration.

    Countering V-Day with P-Day.

  • Speaking on the first day of the Senegal International Mining Conference, Bristow said while West and Central Africa held great potential for further world-class gold discoveries, the overpromotion of marginal assets by speculators had disappointed many expectations, including those of the host countries.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • In 1977, Barbara Seaman’s book Women and the Crisis in Sex Hormones alerted women to evidence that taking hormones could cause breast cancer, strokes, and blood clots and warned against the overpromotion of hormones for the treatment of menopause.6 Like Feminine Forever, Seaman’s book became a best seller, educating a generation of women about the health risks of hormones.

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.