What does hyperbole mean?

hyperbole in AZ Dictionary

(n) A figure of message which exaggeration can be used for focus or impact, such as i really could sleep for a year or This book weighs quite a bit.
(n) Extreme exaggeration or overstatement; specifically as a literary or rhetorical device.
(n) Deliberate exaggeration.

hyperbole in Community Dictionary

a bowl taking a trip too much 3-8 trillion miles per second by Sol JermanReport definition
exactly what media hype, extravagant marketing and advertising, additionally the fans are making the super bowl into by Evon AburtoReport definition
Someone who utilizes hyperbole (exaggeration to make a place) to excess.A bragger whom should "out do" everyone. by PatriciaReport definition
to exaggerate for remarkable result, usually in message; see additionally Sheriff John Bunnell by ShirleyReport definition
an individual's power degree is finished 9000 by Sherman MatlockReport definition

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  • Synonym for "hyperbole"
    • exaggeration, overstatement
  • Antonym for "hyperbole"
    • meiosis, understatement
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  • Hypernym for "hyperbole"
    • figure, trope, image, figure of speech
  • Etymologically Related for "hyperbole"
    • hyperbola
  • Form for "hyperbole"
    • hyperbolic
  • Same Context for "hyperbole"
    • exaggeration, periphrasis, trope, allegory, declamation
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