Definition of overrate in English:


Line breaks: over|rate
Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈreɪt


[with object] (often as adjective overrated)
  • Have a higher opinion of (someone or something) than is deserved: an overrated player
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    • 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.
    assess too highly, overestimate, overvalue, rate/prize too highly, think too much of, exaggerate the worth of, attach too much importance to; praise too highly, exaggerate the merits of, over-praise, oversell, glorify, magnify
    informal blow up
    rare overprize

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