- to praise excessively or unduly.
- excessive or undeserved praise.
Origin of overpraise
Related Words for overpraisemagnify, exaggerate, overestimate, overvalue, oversell, charm, honey, fawning, exaggeration, blandishment, incense, adulation, oil, baloney, wheedling, coaxing, ingratiation, overpraise, eyewash, cajolery
Examples from the Web for overpraise
Contemporary Examples of overpraise
Even if Zeitz does overpraise Nicolay and Hay as biographers, the story of their lifelong friendship is compelling.The Battle over President Lincoln’s Legacy
February 8, 2014
Historical Examples of overpraise
With his patients he was so perfect at all points that it is hard to overpraise him.Medical Essays
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Nothin' damages a gal, a preacher, or a lake, like overpraise.The American Joe Miller
It would be difficult to overpraise the work of this traveller.Through the Heart of Patagonia
H. Hesketh Prichard
Overpraise and mispraise him as anybody may, he cannot be overpraised for this.Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860
It is difficult to overpraise the ‘Imaginary Conversations.’A Cursory History of Swearing