The definition of overrated is something that doesn't live up to its reputation or the hype surrounding it.
An example of something that would be described as overrated is a restaurant that everyone says is delicious but which really is just OK.
(comparative more overrated, superlative most overrated)
- Given an undue amount of credit for quality or merit in a field; not necessarily related to popularity.
- My sister is an overrated singer.
- simple past tense and past participle of overrate
over- + rated.