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Etymology 1Edit

Back-formation from hyperbole.

NounEdit

hype (usually uncountable, plural hypes)

  1. Promotion or propaganda; especially exaggerated claims.
    After all the hype for the diet plan, only the results ended up slim.
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VerbEdit

hype (third-person singular simple present hypes, present participle hyping, simple past and past participle hyped)

  1. (transitive) To promote heavily; to advertise or build up.
    They started hyping the new magazine months before its release.
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

hype (plural hypes)

  1. Alternative form of hipe (wrestling move)

VerbEdit

hype (third-person singular simple present hypes, present participle hyping, simple past and past participle hyped)

  1. Alternative form of hipe (wrestling move)

Etymology 3Edit

AdjectiveEdit

hype (comparative more hype, superlative most hype)

  1. Informal form of hyped.