overrated

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over- +‎ rated.

Adjective[edit]

overrated (comparative more overrated, superlative most overrated)

  1. Given an undue amount of credit for quality or merit in a field; not necessarily related to popularity.
    My sister is an overrated singer.
    • 2008, Lisa Tucker, Shout Down the Moon, Simon and Schuster (→ISBN)
      I say, “Tom Cruise,” because I know Irene hates Tom Cruise and she'll go on and on about why he's completely overrated.

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Verb[edit]

overrated

  1. simple past tense and past participle of overrate

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