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
Seattleites are hyper attuned to inequality, which is rising almost everywhere but here, too.
In the meantime, the folks in Detroit who answer to investors—rather than regulators or hyper-milers—would rather sell you an Escalade.
Instead of merely slapping palms, Benny grabs the fan’s arm and falls forward, hyper-extending the fan’s arm and rupturing his biceps’ muscle, according to the lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court.
This is an important message in a country whose forces, backed by the U.S.-led coalition, are fighting to drive out ISIS — hyper-violent Sunni extremists that preach a version of Islam that's intolerant of other sects and religions.
But Ms. Hines criticized Yik Yak’s hyper-localization.
Maxwell Ciardullo, New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center policy and communications director, said there's no reason why state government needs to be involved in local zoning decisions, when zoning is about the most hyper-local policy.
Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band -- released 50 years ago, May 26, 1967, in the U.K. -- is the musically ground-breaking, hyper influential career high-water mark from The Best Band of All Time, those can still sound like fighting words.
But for once, these visuals continue in the hyper-vivid, hallucinogenic landscapes of the game.
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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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