[ US /ˌoʊvɝˈɹeɪt/ ]
[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvəɹˈe‍ɪt/ ]
VERB
  1. make too high an estimate of
    He overestimated his own powers
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How To Use overrate In A Sentence

  • Not to mention that the whole "photorealism" thing in comics is vastly overrated. That’s Kinda Messed Up | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources
  • I think his work is extremely overrated.
  • On the other hand, maybe sanity is overrated, and a decent sabbatical from fiction is just what my brain needs to come up with loads of exciting new ideas.
  • Like her, this beer is some pasty, lanky overrated chick with no boobies.
  • My dear, you grossly overrate the credulity of your audience. THE TOUCH OF INNOCENTS
  • LeSean McCoy, since McCoy tweeted that Umenyiora was "overrated" and "soft," and Umenyiora dubbed the tailback " Lady Gaga. NYDN Rss
  • I mean, anyone who was ever a child and who’s ever written a letter to Santa proclaiming to have been a Very Good Boy (slash Girl) This Year might know that total forthrightness is far overrated. scatterbrain The Hyannis Port Story | Miette's Bedtime Story Podcast
  • He overrates devaluation as a remedy for the problems of southern Europe: loss of purchasing power, stagflation, erosion of confidence in the currency and consequent higher cost of capital are the side-effects which are unlikely to be offset adequately by improved export performance. Letters: Greek liabilities are a fraction of Lehman's
  • Dignity is overrated, especially when surrounded by so much spangle and sequin.
  • I believe this to be the true king of the jungle and not that overrated pretender, the lion.
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