Translation of "exaggerate" - English-Spanish dictionary

exaggerate

verb uk /ɪɡˈzædʒ·ər·eɪt/ us /ɪɡˈzædʒ·əˌreɪt/ present participle exaggerating, past tense and past participle exaggerated

to make something seem larger, better, or worse than it really is

exagerar
Don’t exaggerate – it didn’t cost that much!

(Translation of “exaggerate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

exaggerate

verb /iɡˈzӕdʒəreit/

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

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

to go beyond the truth in describing something etc

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

the act of exaggerating

exageración
exaggeration of the truth.

an exaggerated description, term etc

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

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