intensively or excessively stimulated or exaggerated: an economy hyped-up by arms spending.
Hyperbole vs. HypeAre you excited? We are. Hyperbole is a literary device that relies on exaggeration, while hype is a word associated with excitement and publicity. Hyperbole Hyperbole is extreme exaggeration. It’s not meant to be taken literally. Writers use hyperbole to create imagery, emphasize feelings, or provide insight about a character. Hyperbole appears in novels, songs, poems, and daily speech. The song “1,000 Miles” by Vanessa …
heads upRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
exaggerated, overpriced, productive, vigorous, energetic, effective, influential, forceful, powerful, potent, compelling, lively, progressive, aggressive, charismatic, overpaid, electric, driving, go-getter, go-ahead
- hyped up,
Origin of hyped-up
First recorded in 1945–50
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for hyped-up
Despite a hyped-up reception in online forums, the teachings were low-key.
Its energy-absorption rate, figured in terms of growth, expressed as a hyped-up discontinuous progression.The Leech|Phillips Barbee