overadvertise

verb
over·​ad·​ver·​tise | \ ˌō-vər-ˈad-vər-ˌtīz How to pronounce overadvertise (audio) \
overadvertised; overadvertising

Definition of overadvertise

transitive + intransitive

: to advertise excessively … competition pressurizes firms to overadvertise.— Gerard J. Tellis While most marketers had found some success with this tactic, some larger spenders … overadvertised the same offer or put too many ads in front of the same audience.— Bob Buch

First Known Use of overadvertise

1855, in the meaning defined above

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“Overadvertise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overadvertise. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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