|1.||a deception or racket|
|2.||intensive or exaggerated publicity or sales promotion: media hype|
|3.||the person or thing so publicized|
|4.||to market or promote (a product) using exaggerated or intensive publicity|
|5.||to falsify or rig (something)|
|6.||(in the pop-music business) to buy (copies of a particular record) in such quantity as to increase its ratings in the charts|
|[C20: of unknown origin]|
|1.||above, over, or in excess: hypercritical|
|2.||(in medicine) denoting an abnormal excess: hyperacidity|
|3.||indicating that a chemical compound contains a greater than usual amount of an element: hyperoxide|
|[from Greek huper over]|
Over; above; beyond: hyperflexion.
Excessive; excessively: hyperhydration.
A prefix that means "excessive" or "excessively," especially in medical terms like hypertension and hyperthyroidism.