hype

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /haɪp/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪp

Etymology 1[edit]

Clipping of hyperbole.

Noun[edit]

hype (usually uncountable, plural hypes)

  1. (marketing) Promotion or propaganda; especially exaggerated claims.
    After all the hype for the diet plan, only the results ended up slim.
    • 1988, “Don't Believe the Hype”, in It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back, performed by Public Enemy:
      Don't believe the hype, it's a sequel / As an equal can I get this through to you
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Verb[edit]

hype (third-person singular simple present hypes, present participle hyping, simple past and past participle hyped)

  1. (transitive) To promote heavily; to advertise or build up.
    They started hyping the new magazine months before its release.
    • 2023 August 23, Ben Jones, “A Fast Charge to DMUs' demise?”, in RAIL, number 990, page 30:
      Hydrogen fuel cells are hugely hyped but have yet to prove themselves in the real world beyond a few limited trials or small fleets on the European mainland.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hype (comparative more hype, superlative most hype)

  1. (informal) Hyped; excited.
  2. (slang) Excellent, cool.

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

hype (plural hypes)

  1. (slang) Short for hypodermic needle.
    hype kit
  2. (metonymically, slang, dated) A drug addict.
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Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

hype (plural hypes)

  1. Alternative form of hipe (wrestling move)

Verb[edit]

hype (third-person singular simple present hypes, present participle hyping, simple past and past participle hyped)

  1. Alternative form of hipe (wrestling move)

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English hype.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhype/, [ˈhype̞]
  • IPA(key): /ˈhɑi̯p/, [ˈhɑ̝i̯p] (vowel harmony 'a')
  • IPA(key): /ˈhɑi̯pːi/, [ˈhɑ̝i̯pːi] (vowel harmony 'a')
  • Rhymes: -ype
  • Syllabification(key): hy‧pe

Noun[edit]

hype

  1. (colloquial or jargon) hype

Declension[edit]

Inflection of hype (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative hype hypet
genitive hypen hypejen
partitive hypeä hypejä
illative hypeen hypeihin
singular plural
nominative hype hypet
accusative nom. hype hypet
gen. hypen
genitive hypen hypejen
hypeinrare
partitive hypeä hypejä
inessive hypessä hypeissä
elative hypestä hypeistä
illative hypeen hypeihin
adessive hypellä hypeillä
ablative hypeltä hypeiltä
allative hypelle hypeille
essive hypenä hypeinä
translative hypeksi hypeiksi
abessive hypettä hypeittä
instructive hypein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of hype (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative hypeni hypeni
accusative nom. hypeni hypeni
gen. hypeni
genitive hypeni hypejeni
hypeinirare
partitive hypeäni hypejäni
inessive hypessäni hypeissäni
elative hypestäni hypeistäni
illative hypeeni hypeihini
adessive hypelläni hypeilläni
ablative hypeltäni hypeiltäni
allative hypelleni hypeilleni
essive hypenäni hypeinäni
translative hypekseni hypeikseni
abessive hypettäni hypeittäni
instructive
comitative hypeineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative hypesi hypesi
accusative nom. hypesi hypesi
gen. hypesi
genitive hypesi hypejesi
hypeisirare
partitive hypeäsi hypejäsi
inessive hypessäsi hypeissäsi
elative hypestäsi hypeistäsi
illative hypeesi hypeihisi
adessive hypelläsi hypeilläsi
ablative hypeltäsi hypeiltäsi
allative hypellesi hypeillesi
essive hypenäsi hypeinäsi
translative hypeksesi hypeiksesi
abessive hypettäsi hypeittäsi
instructive
comitative hypeinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative hypemme hypemme
accusative nom. hypemme hypemme
gen. hypemme
genitive hypemme hypejemme
hypeimmerare
partitive hypeämme hypejämme
inessive hypessämme hypeissämme
elative hypestämme hypeistämme
illative hypeemme hypeihimme
adessive hypellämme hypeillämme
ablative hypeltämme hypeiltämme
allative hypellemme hypeillemme
essive hypenämme hypeinämme
translative hypeksemme hypeiksemme
abessive hypettämme hypeittämme
instructive
comitative hypeinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative hypenne hypenne
accusative nom. hypenne hypenne
gen. hypenne
genitive hypenne hypejenne
hypeinnerare
partitive hypeänne hypejänne
inessive hypessänne hypeissänne
elative hypestänne hypeistänne
illative hypeenne hypeihinne
adessive hypellänne hypeillänne
ablative hypeltänne hypeiltänne
allative hypellenne hypeillenne
essive hypenänne hypeinänne
translative hypeksenne hypeiksenne
abessive hypettänne hypeittänne
instructive
comitative hypeinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative hypensä hypensä
accusative nom. hypensä hypensä
gen. hypensä
genitive hypensä hypejensä
hypeinsärare
partitive hypeään
hypeänsä
hypejään
hypejänsä
inessive hypessään
hypessänsä
hypeissään
hypeissänsä
elative hypestään
hypestänsä
hypeistään
hypeistänsä
illative hypeensä hypeihinsä
adessive hypellään
hypellänsä
hypeillään
hypeillänsä
ablative hypeltään
hypeltänsä
hypeiltään
hypeiltänsä
allative hypelleen
hypellensä
hypeilleen
hypeillensä
essive hypenään
hypenänsä
hypeinään
hypeinänsä
translative hypekseen
hypeksensä
hypeikseen
hypeiksensä
abessive hypettään
hypettänsä
hypeittään
hypeittänsä
instructive
comitative hypeineen
hypeinensä

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *hupi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxy.pe/, [ˈhy.pe]

Noun[edit]

hype m

  1. hip

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: hippe, hip

Polish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English hype.

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Noun[edit]

hype m inan

  1. (slang, marketing) hype [+ na (accusative) = for what] [+ wokół (genitive) = around/surrounding what]
    Coordinate term: moda

Declension[edit]

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verb

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adjective
noun

Further reading[edit]

  • hype in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English hype.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈʁajp/ [ˈhaɪ̯p], /ˈʁaj.pi/ [ˈhaɪ̯.pi]

Noun[edit]

hype m or f (plural hypes)

  1. (colloquial) hype (exaggerated excitement or enthusiasm around something)