Definition of overrate
: to rate, value, or estimate too highly <overrates his importance to the team>
Examples of overrate in a sentence
The coach tends to overrate the players on his own team.
<I think the critics seriously overrated that movie.>
First Known Use of overrate
OVERRATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of overrate for English Language Learners
: to rate, value, or praise (someone or something) too highly
OVERRATE Defined for Kids
Definition of overrate for Students
: to value or praise too highly <The restaurant is overrated.>
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