hype

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1 hype /ˈhaɪp/ noun
1 hype
/ˈhaɪp/
noun
Learner's definition of HYPE
[noncount] informal + often disapproving
: talk or writing that is intended to make people excited about or interested in something or someone
2 hype /ˈhaɪp/ verb
hypes; hyped; hyping
2 hype
/ˈhaɪp/
verb
hypes; hyped; hyping
Learner's definition of HYPE
[+ object] informal + often disapproving
: to talk or write about (something or someone) in a way that is intended to make people excited or interested

hype up

[phrasal verb]
hype (someone) up or hype up (someone) informal
: to make (someone) very excited
often used as hyped up
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