superpraise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ praise

Verb[edit]

superpraise

  1. (nonce word, Shakespeare) To overpraise.
    • 1594-1596?, William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream
      If you were men, as men you are in show, / You would not use a gentle lady so; / To vow, and swear, and superpraise my parts, When, I am sure, you hate me with your hearts.