Example sentences for: over-the-top

How can you use “over-the-top” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Rave after rave for writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson's ( Boogie Nights ) star-filled film about a series of interconnected characters in the San Fernando Valley: "A wildly funny, truly wise and subversively sincere film about pain, forgiveness and the possibility of healing" (Joe Morgenstern, the Wall Street Journal ). The cast includes Julianne Moore, William H. Macy, Jason Robards, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Tom Cruise (who receives over-the-top praise for his performance as a men's self-help guru).

  • And what about those over-the-top ads for Outback.com, which showed wolverines being turned loose on a marching band?

  • He makes me think of Liberace, another man of great talent famous for over-the-top sartorial splendor that made people nervous.

  • The hagiographic John Kennedy Jr. tribute issue includes excerpts of his writing, portraits of him with his interviewees, and an over-the-top photo of him bathed in golden light.

  • Are his antics maybe too over-the-top to enjoy?

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