hyperinflated

adjective

hy·​per·​in·​flat·​ed ˌhī-pər-in-ˈflā-təd How to pronounce hyperinflated (audio)
: extremely or excessively inflated: marked or affected by hyperinflation
a hyperinflated lung
hyperinflated economies/prices
What happened next became a lesson in how not to manage hyperinflated expectations. Mark Sappenfield

Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hyperinflated was in 1882

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Cite this Entry

“Hyperinflated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperinflated. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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