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(Entry 1 of 5)

of the very best kind
  • a couple of the tracks on the album feature some really hype vocals

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Synonyms & Antonyms of hype (Entry 2 of 5)

1 a person who regularly uses drugs especially illegally
  • a derelict building that's now a shooting gallery for heroin hypes

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2 a slender hollow instrument by which material is put into or taken from the body through the skin
  • scattered inside the abandoned building were hypes and other signs of drug use

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Synonyms of hype (Entry 3 of 5)

information released to the media that is designed to gain public attention or support for a person, business, or cause
  • the prelaunch hype for the new cell phone translated into phenomenal sales numbers on release day

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Synonyms of hype (Entry 5 of 5)

to provide publicity for
  • the auto company has been hyping its forthcoming line of hybrids for almost a year now

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The first known use of hype was in 1924

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“Hype.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hype. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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