Examples of hyper in a Sentence
I get a little hyper when I drink too much coffee.
she's so hyper that she's the last person you'd want to turn to in an emergency
Recent Examples of hyper from the Web
Some analysts say overly partisan districts have contributed to hyper-partisanship in state legislatures and Congress, and an inability for the two parties to work together.
The worst is its bilious, myopic hyper-partisanship; the best the unrivalled ability of American institutions, including journalists whom Mr Trump reviles, to hold the powerful to account.
Westbrook and George have little relationship but much common ground, L.A. natives and Kobe disciples who were largely overshadowed on Southern California’s hyper-intense recruiting trail.
But when everyone is so hyper-connected, such conflict may seem like an inevitable part of modern life.
Wise use of force Washington’s bold vision to wear down the British, combined with hyper-awareness of his relative weakness in tactics, led to great intentionality in the use of his forces.
Any one of these hyper-speed projectiles could cause impact damage ranging from divots to explosions.
Easing the burden Esquivel, 39, a former Arlington Lamar High School star and cleanup hitter for the 1999 NCAA champion Miami Hurricanes, sharpened his focus as a hyper-aggressive headhunter before his two sons came of playing age.
The magical appeal of Circus 1903 is a new breed of pachyderm: hyper-realistic, life-size puppets, by the creators of the Broadway smash War Horse.
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Origin and Etymology of hyper
short for hyperactive
First Known Use: circa 1942See Words from the same year
Definition of hyper-
1 : above : beyond : super- hypermarket
2a : excessively hypersensitiveb : excessive hyperemia
3 : that is or exists in a space of more than three dimensions hyperspace
4 : bridging points within an entity (such as a database or network) nonsequentially hypertext
HYPER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hyper for English Language Learners
: very excited, nervous, or active
Definition of hyper- for English Language Learners
: excessively or extremely
: excessive or extreme
HYPER- Defined for Kids
Definition of hyper- for Students
: excessively hypersensitive
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