overrating : Definition, Usages, News and More

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oh ver ray ting

  • n  a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high
  • v  make too high an estimate of

  • That's allbut if overrating me goes with underrating him, then God praise the equation.
  • Don't go overrating this "overseas" stuff.
  • The Chiefs felt that their civilian colleagues in the Pentagon, Weinberger and Perle, were overrating the impor tance of throw weight.
News & Articles

  • NFL Draft 2014: Who's Being Overrated in Late Approach to Draft?
    With the 2014 NFL draft being moved back a couple of weeks from it's previous spot on the calendar, even more time is given for certain prospects' stocks to rise.   Whether it's in the eyes of a particular media pundit or based on rumblings that seem to be coming from within the league, this time of year is prime breeding ground for overrating prospects.  There are also those prospects who have ...
    April 19, 2014 - Bleacher Report

  • Ray Metcalfe in Anchorage Daily News (registration)
    If he was running for president he should put out an energy plan,Metcalfe said. "But he's a little bit overrating his self-importance."
  • Peter Drucker in BusinessWeek
    The boss may look illiterate; he may look stupid-and looks are not always deceptive,Drucker wrote. "But there is no risk at all in overrating a boss. The worst that can happen is for the boss to feel flattered."
  • Chris Mullin in San Jose Mercury News
    I would say that's totally wrong,Mullin said of my theory. "They were basketball decisions, that's all. I'd like to kind of take that as a compliment. That might be overrating my sensitivity. Sometimes I wish I had that."

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