Last modified on 27 May 2014, at 22:30

superpraise

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

super- +‎ praise

VerbEdit

superpraise

  1. (nonce word, Shakespeare) To overpraise.
    • 1594-1596?, William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream
      If you were men, as men you are in show, / You would not use a gentle lady so; / To vow, and swear, and superpraise my parts, When, I am sure, you hate me with your hearts.