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exaggerate   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 Igˋzædʒәˏret 〕

Pronunciation

〔 iɡˊzædʒәreit 〕


Overview of verb exaggerate

The verb exaggerate has 2 senses


  • overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify -- (to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery")

  • overdo, exaggerate -- (do something to an excessive degree; "He overdid it last night when he did 100 pushups")