pseudologia fantastica

[ făn-tăstĭ-kə ]

n.

An elaborate and often fantastic account of exploits that is false but that the teller believes to be true.

Nearby words

  1. pseudoicterus,
  2. pseudointellectual,
  3. pseudoisochromatic,
  4. pseudojaundice,
  5. pseudologia,
  6. pseudology,
  7. pseudomalignancy,
  8. pseudomania,
  9. pseudomembrane,
  10. pseudomembranous


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