Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To use hyperbole; exaggerate.
  • transitive v. To express with hyperbole.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To exaggerate, use hyperbole.
  • v. To represent or talk about with hyperbole.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To speak or write with exaggeration.
  • transitive v. To state or represent hyperbolically.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To use hyperbole; speak or write with obvious exaggeration.
  • To exaggerate; represent or speak of in a hyperbolical manner.
  • Also spelled hyperbolise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

Etymologies

From hyperbole +‎ -ize. (Wiktionary)

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