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“overblown” in British English

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overblownadjective

uk /ˌəʊ.vəˈbləʊn/ us /ˌoʊ.vɚˈbloʊn/ disapproving

bigger or more important or impressive than it should be:

an overblown news story
His style of conducting is precise and delicate, never overblown.

(Definition of “overblown” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“overblown” in American English

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overblownadjective

us /ˈoʊ·vərˈbloʊn/

made to seem more important or bigger than what is really true:

As for the wage gap, Davis says it's overblown.

(Definition of “overblown” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)