Definitions for oversellˌoʊ vərˈsɛl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•sellˌoʊ vərˈsɛl(v.t.)-sold, -sell•ing.

  1. to sell more of than can be delivered.

  2. to sell too aggressively to.

  3. to emphasize the good points of excessively; praise too highly.

Origin of oversell:

1570–80

Wiktionary

  1. oversell(Verb)

    To agree to sell more of something than one can supply.

  2. oversell(Verb)

    To be too eager in attempting to sell something.

  3. oversell(Verb)

    To praise something to excess.

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