Example sentences for: overhyped

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

  • Floyd is making me believe more strongly in a Divine Power: From the moment yesterday that I professed to you my belief that acts of God are now invariably overhyped, this one began heading directly toward metropolitan New York--toward me, I'm thinking, and my flip, callow hubris.

  • It is, of course, ubiquitous in the world of sport ("even though Irabu never displayed his overhyped 99-mph fastball"), of fashion ("Tommy Hilfiger, the overhyped American designer"), of trade ("overhyped and overmarketed product"), and of celebrity in general ("a brief and, she says, overhyped liaison with John F. Kennedy Jr."), but it has filtered down to unimaginable levels, much as a grande caffè latte can now be had in the coal fields of West Virginia.

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

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

  • Another thing: Why do 50-something male columnists criticize the Women's World Cup team as being "overhyped," when, in fact, that story was the complete opposite of hype (fans packing stadiums and surprising everyone, forcing sports editors to scramble to send reporters to cover a burgeoning story)?


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