Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang


[oh-ver-val-yoo] /ˌoʊ vərˈvæl yu/
verb (used with object), overvalued, overvaluing.
to value too highly; put too high a value on:
They should be careful not to overvalue the property.
Origin of overvalue
First recorded in 1590-1600; over- + value
Related forms
overvaluation, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for overvaluation
Historical Examples
  • Every one of us is subject to alternations of overvaluation and undervaluation of ourselves.

    Over the Teacups Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for overvalue

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for overvaluation

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for overvaluation