Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Avoid these words. Seriously.

overpraise

[oh-ver-preyz] /ˈoʊ vərˈpreɪz/
verb (used with object), overpraised, overpraising.
1.
to praise excessively or unduly.
noun
2.
excessive or undeserved praise.
Origin of overpraise
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English overpreisen (v.); see over-, praise
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for overpraise
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Nearby words for overpraise

Word Value for overpraise

0
17
Scrabble Words With Friends