- to use hyperbole; exaggerate.
- to represent or express with hyperbole or exaggeration.
Also especially British, hy·per·bo·lise.
Origin of hyperbolize
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Examples from the Web for hyperbolize
They either have a tendency to hyperbolize and make life much more glamorous and titillating than it is, or the other way.Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange
December 27, 2014
- to express (something) by means of hyperbole
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