Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An exaggerated statement; an overcharged account or recital.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An exaggerated statement or account.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An exaggeration; a statement in excess of what is reasonable.
  • noun The tendency to overstate.

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

  • noun making to seem more important than it really is

Etymologies

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overstate + -ment

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