Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Verb: hyperbolise  hI'pur-bu,lIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: hyperbolize)
  1. To enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
    "tended to romanticize and hyperbolise this 'gracious Old South' imagery";
    - overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, magnify, amplify

Derived forms: hyperbolising, hyperbolises, hyperbolised

Type of: disinform, misinform, mislead