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hype

hype

pronunciation:
haIp
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: hyped, hypes, hyping
definition: to create interest in by making exaggerated claims.
The company is hyping this medicine as a new miracle drug.
similar words:
boost
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an instance or practice of creating interest in by exaggeration.
We are tired of reading all the hype about movie stars' lives.