• WordNet 3.6
    • v hype publicize in an exaggerated and often misleading manner
    • n hype blatant or sensational promotion
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hype (Wrestling) A throw in which the wrestler lifts his opponent from the ground, swings him to one side, knocks up his nearer thigh from the back with the knee, and throws him on his back.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • hype See hipe.
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  • Victor Kiam
    Victor Kiam
    “You can hype a questionable product for a little while, but you'll never build an enduring business.”
  • Michael Douglas
    Michael Douglas
    “I'm impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Etym. uncertain


In literature:

What would happen if he, the great hyped-up superman, found that the Nipe had only been working at half his normal potential?
"Anything You Can Do ..." by Gordon Randall Garrett
Me, I prefer to look at hype-flight from the point of view of the service.
"Next Door, Next World" by Robert Donald Locke
Tip was essaying the wrestling chip Cumberland men call the swinging hype.
"The Rider of Golden Bar" by William Patterson White
When about his best, there had never before been seen such a consummate master of the hype; and no one since can claim to be his equal.
"Wrestling and Wrestlers:" by Jacob Robinson

In news:

Depending on where you live in New England, you got either a big hype about "many, many inches of snow" or a load of actual snow last weekend.
Are They Worth the Hype.
Toyota blasts off hype for space shuttle Endeavour tow.
From a Rapt Audience, a Call to Cool the Hype.
"Bridesmaids," the much-hyped girl- raunch .
We cut through the hype and show you what to buy.
The presidential debate hyped as an exercise in meticulously planned zingers had little zing.
Revengeance ' puts gamers back in the shoes of Raiden — the katana-wielding ally of series mainstay Solid Snake — and Depeche Mode play the role of hype men in a new trailer.
He definitely didn't live up to the hype of being a first rounder and questions about if he can remain healthy now overshadow his talent.
Don't be fooled by hype of political ruling class .
So the craze over the Nike Air Yeezy 2 hasn't died down yet SN'EADS took to another animated video to poke fun about the hype around one of the biggest sneaker releases to date.
Although men salivate for this testosterone-charger, this movie doesn't live up to the hype.
For years, gene therapy produced tons of hype but no results.
The playoffs are the place to find out if he's truly a prodigy or merely a creature of hype.
Can the virtual world keep growing despite its collapsing hype.

In science:

If we fix a hype rbolic metric on S which is invariant under t, then the geodesic representative of a non-separating curve passes through exactly 2 of the 6 fixed points of t.
Finite covers of random 3-manifolds
Each vertex in the graph will be identi fied with an ideal hype rbolic triangle T with vertices at 0, 1, and ∞ (see Figure 2).
The length of closed geodesics on random Riemann Surfaces
Once the hype has cooled of and the agents have invested all their cash into the stock, just a little push by negative news can cause the price to collapse, resulting in a crash, without any apparent reason.
How to grow a bubble: A model of myopic adapting agents
Buyya R., Yeo C., Venugopal S., Market-oriented Cloud Computing: vision, hype, and reality for delivering IT services as computing utilities.
C-PASS-PC: A Cloud-driven Prototype of Multi-Center Proactive Surveillance System for Prostate Cancer
Alternatively, low-mass fr agments could form in the dense, shock-compressed shells that surround the first hype rnovae .
The First Sources of Light