Jump to navigation Jump to search
- (intransitive, now rare) To exaggerate, use hyperbole.
- (transitive, now rare) To represent or talk about with hyperbole.
- 1603, Michel de Montaigne, John Florio, transl., The Essayes […], London: […] Val[entine] Simmes for Edward Blount […], OCLC 946730821:, Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.203:
- to purchase credit to their judgement, and draw you on to beleeve them, they commonly adorne, enlarge, yea, and Hyperbolize the matter.