Definition of exaggerate

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • exaggerate is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 19
  • exaggerate is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 19
  • exaggerate is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 21

Definition of exaggerate


  • do something to an excessive degree (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. overdo
  • to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth (verb)

    Examples

    1. tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery

    Synonyms

    1. amplify
    2. hyperbolise
    3. hyperbolize
    4. magnify
    5. overdraw
    6. overstate

See definition of exaggerate in Merriam Webster

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