Example sentences for: overhyped

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

  • In fact, says the review, only children are no better off than children in big families, and overpopulation may be an overhyped myth.

  • An exciting game and watchable halftime show deflated the perennial gripes with Super Sunday, leaving critics only the overhyped, overpriced commercials to kvetch about.

  • The other overhyped controversy that distracts ethicists from the real action is cloning.

  • Hype derives from hyperbole , and when it came into use in the '60s, it was used, in much the way overhyped is used today, to refer to something praised far in excess of its value ("Sergeant Pepper has been hyped as a masterpiece, but the fact is, most of the songs on it aren't of the first rank").

  • It is, of course, easy to think of figures who are both overrated and overhyped.


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