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Definition of "overrated" []

  • Given an undue amount of credit for quality or merit in a field; not necessarily related to popularity. (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of overrate. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "overrated" in a sentence
  • "It wasn't till twenty years later that it started to become a fixture among the greatest films of all time lists, indeed even now a lot of people call it overrated (they're wrong by the way)."
  • "Making an argument about things or people being overrated is usually something that morons do."
  • "Judging by the comments that previous Overrated lists have received not to mention the book itself, many people don't like it when something is called "overrated.""