Meaning of exaggerate
Pronunciation: (ig-zaj'u-rāt"), [key]
— v., -at•ed, -at•ing.
- to magnify beyond the limits of truth; overstate; represent disproportionately: to exaggerate the difficulties of a situation.
- to increase or enlarge abnormally: Those shoes exaggerate the size of my feet.
- to employ exaggeration, as in speech or writing: a person who is always exaggerating.
- exaggerate (Thesaurus)