verb (used with object), ex·ag·ger·at·ed, ex·ag·ger·at·ing.
verb (used without object), ex·ag·ger·at·ed, ex·ag·ger·at·ing.
Origin of exaggerate
Examples from the Web for exaggeratingly
"I think she is the most interesting and entertaining person I've seen in years," declared Elfreda exaggeratingly.Grace Harlowe's Fourth Year at Overton College|Jessie Graham Flower
They are exaggeratingly pretended to be the product of great wisdom and art, and are rendered sweet and palatable to reason.Epistle Sermons, Vol. III|Martin Luther
British Dictionary definitions for exaggeratingly
Word Origin for exaggerate
Word Origin and History for exaggeratingly
1530s, "to pile up, accumulate," from Latin exaggeratus, past participle of exaggerare "heighten, amplify, magnify," literally "to heap, pile, load, fill," from ex- "thoroughly" (see ex-) + aggerare "heap up," from agger (genitive aggeris) "heap," from aggerere "bring together, carry toward," from ad- "to, toward" + gerere "carry" (see gest). Sense of "overstate" first recorded in English 1560s. Related: Exaggerated; exaggerating.