Example sentences for: overkill

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

  • One of the key causes of press overkill of the sort we're now witnessing in l'affaire Lewinsky is the papers' tendencies to do stories about anything that has to do with Topic A, even if it would otherwise merit virtually no news play.

  • Mild criticisms come from Capitol Gang 's Robert Novak, who says Kennedy was a "celebrity, not a public figure," and from Late Edition 's Tucker Carlson, who says media overkill has given the story a cynical edge.

  • If ever there was a moment for pack journalism and media overkill, this is it.

  • And then there will be the McDonald's Harry Potter Magic Happy Meals, the CD-ROMS, the cut-rate knock-offs, and the other excrescences of kid-culture overkill.

  • If you’re looking for a bit of tourism overkill, this is where you’ll find it: bars a block long, discos built like airport terminals, restaurants offering menus in eight languages from Finnish to French, waterslides, go-karts — you name it, Magalluf has it.


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