Translation of "exaggerate" - English-French dictionary

exaggerate

verb /iɡˈzӕdʒəreit/

to make (something) appear to be, or describe it as, greater etc than it really is

exagérer
You seem to be exaggerating his faults
That dress exaggerates her thinness.

to go beyond the truth in describing something etc

exagérer
You can’t trust her. She always exaggerates.
exaggeration noun

the act of exaggerating.

exagération

an exaggerated description, term etc

exagération
To say she is beautiful is an exaggeration, but she does have nice eyes.

(Translation of “exaggerate” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)