[ UK /ɛɡzˌæd‍ʒəɹˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
[ US /ɪɡˌzædʒɝˈeɪʃən/ ]
  1. extravagant exaggeration
  2. making to seem more important than it really is
  3. the act of making something more noticeable than usual
    the dance involved a deliberate exaggeration of his awkwardness
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How To Use exaggeration In A Sentence

  • That's why I contend, with just a soupçon of exaggeration, that Britain's big choice will be made on May 29.
  • One wonders how Ecevit, with his exaggeration and selective memory, can have an objective and nonaggressive attitude toward a fair solution in Cyprus. Europe's Highs And Lows
  • There was nothing but mud-slinging, exaggerations, outright lies and immature namecalling.
  • Latin courtesy is a highly refined art, of which exaggeration is a part. Communicating In Latin America
  • In his letters, as in conversation, he offers himself no sanctuary, and the picture we are left to gather is an exaggeration of the facts: cold, hard, captious, rarely affectionate, often gloomy.
  • I repeatedly said also that I did not accuse the Government of fabrication, but of exaggeration.
  • Even at this stage of the campaign, labelling this a 'six-pointer' did not represent an exaggeration. Times, Sunday Times
  • My sense of proportion left me; my judgment took on the grotesque exaggerations of a cruel cartoon.
  • My story was true and relatable until the French-fry exaggeration. How to Write Like a Cartoonist
  • There are a few exaggerations, but none to be alarmed at, as they are frankly made for exportation. Times, Sunday Times
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