Bedeutung von “understatement” — Learner’s Dictionary

understatement

noun [ C, U ] us uk /ˌʌndəˈsteɪtmənt/

a statement in which you say that something is less extreme than it really is:

'Quite big', did you say? That's an understatement - he's enormous!

(Definition von “understatement” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)