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synonyms for overpaid

  • exaggerated
  • overpriced
  • overestimated
  • hyped-up
  • overpromoted
  • puffed up
  • pumped up
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How to use overpaid in a sentence

Cynthia took the card and thanked him again so warmly that Hubert assured her that he was already overpaid.
A LIFE SENTENCEADELINE SERGEANT
I am heartily glad of it—I shall be infinitely overpaid for my journey, by having the pleasure of going back with you.
TALES AND NOVELS, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)MARIA EDGEWORTH
The gondolier assimilates to the cabman also in his liking to be overpaid.
A WANDERER IN VENICEE.V. LUCAS
Many a time when we were driving home of a night have I overpaid the cabman on the sly, afraid he would grumble and provoke Ned.
CASHEL BYRON'S PROFESSIONGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
But they will be greatly overpaid by the measure of affection they secure to you.
THE DOMESTIC LIFE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON COMPILED FROM FAMILY LETTERS AND REMINISCENCESSARAH N. RANDOLPH
The father-in-law (an old deluder, overpaid at the beginning) accepts four, and rises to bind the bargain.
REPRINTED PIECESCHARLES DICKENS
I must have overpaid the man extravagantly, for his tone changed suddenly as he examined the coins in his hand.
TWO SIDES OF THE FACEARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
We may add that in almost all the professions old men are overpaid and young men under-paid.
OUTSPOKEN ESSAYSWILLIAM RALPH INGE
"Or got a refugee for a caddy and grossly overpaid him," Henry put in hopefully.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 148, FEBRUARY 3, 1915VARIOUS
Probably as an economist he was right, but no one can say that those who did the work were overpaid.
FROM CROW-SCARING TO WESTMINSTER; AN AUTOBIOGRAPHYGEORGE EDWARDS M.P., O.B.E.
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERPAID

  • exaggerated
  • hyped-up
  • overestimated
  • overpaid
  • overpriced
  • overpromoted
  • puffed up
  • pumped up
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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