Meaning of HYPERBOLE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ haɪpɜ:(r)bəli ]

If someone uses hyperbole , they say or write things that make something sound much more impressive than it really is. ( TECHNICAL or FORMAL )

...the hyperbole that portrays him as one of the greatest visionaries in the world.


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