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  • adjective Not hyped; not publicized excessively


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  • This unhyped Irish gem -- seductive, funny, filled with filmmaking artistry and passion -- has to compete against the bully boys of summer, and it may take a small miracle for it to be heard above the din.

    Obsession By The Sea 2008

  • It was a movie that was unhyped, so I was pleasantly surprised by the turn of events.

    Lists: Best movie sex and best endings (not the same list) | 2006

  • Yet the runes of publishing are full of the latest hyped author failing to cover their mega advance and to a lesser degree, the unhyped book which hits a chord with readers making it big time.

    Get another prize here Michael Allen 2005

  • Just the opposite, the story was unhyped; the media unhyping a story?

    CNN Transcript Apr 15, 2001 2001

  • Other unhyped and almost fantastically unfashionable new artists worth keeping an ear out for include Delta Maid, a Liverpool beauty who looks like a Wag and sounds like Patsy Cline, and gloomily poetic art-rockers Chapel Club. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph 2011

  • His band, the Smashing Pumpkins, sold 300,000-plus of their first album, Gish -- a serious number for a first album from an unhyped and unknown act.

    Chicago Reader 2010

  • That booking is almost as unforgivable as running a completely unannounced, unhyped, and totally random Last Man Standing match. 2009

  • I'd say cold fusion may have moved from junk science to the realm of hydrogen or fusion - decades away, at best, but possibly never very useful. good entry if you want some unhyped background on cold fusion, which came to public attention

    Worldchanging: Bright Green 2009

  • Amid these pompous grabs at horror, neither author nor director has much grasp of what genuine, unhyped suffering might be like, or what pity should attend it; they are too busy fussing over the fate of the human race - a sure sign of metaphysical vulgarity - to be bothered with lesser plights.

    The American Scene 2009

  • I mean from the effort put in to write hate in the comments you would think by Russ giving a very fair and unhyped B+ to Killzone 2 he has initiated the apocalypse! - UnderGroundOnline 2009


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