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- n. Plural form of hyperbolist.
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The Hajj and his son treated me, like a spoilt child, to a double allowance of food and milk: they warned me that the small-pox was depopulating Harar, that the road swarmed with brigands, and that the Amir or prince was certain destruction, — I contented myself with determining that both were true Oriental hyperbolists, and fell into more frequent fits of passion.
Oriental hyperbolists, and fell into more frequent fits of passion.