Übersetzung von “understatement” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˌʌn.dəˈsteɪt.mənt/ us /-dɚ-/

a statement that describes something in a way that makes it seem less important, serious, bad, etc. than it really is, or the act of making such statements

To say that her resignation was a shock would be an understatement – it caused panic.
‘It didn’t go well? ’ ‘That’s the understatement of the year/decade/century. It was a disaster.’

(Übersetzung von “understatement” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)