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noun (1)

as in user
a person who regularly uses drugs especially illegally a derelict building that's now a shooting gallery for heroin hypes

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as in needle
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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noun (2)

as in publicity
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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“Hype.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hype. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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