verb[with object] (often as adjective overrated)
- Have a higher opinion of (someone or something) than is deserved: dismissing the work as pompous and overratedMore example sentences
- In your opinion, who is the most overrated celebrity today?
- 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.
- There are those who say that he is overrated on some counts - that he made some bad Beethoven recordings, and so on.