exaggerationnoun [ C or U ]uk /ɪɡˌzædʒ.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ us /ɪɡˌzædʒ.əˈreɪ.ʃən/
- No, she wasn't that fat - what an exaggeration!
- Don't believe everything she tells you, as she's rather prone to exaggeration.
- Honestly, without any exaggeration, the fish was three metres long!
- "Her face went as green as your jumper." "Don't you think that's a slight exaggeration?"
- Unfortunately, the newspaper article was full of exaggerations and misrepresentations.