noun. ['haɪˈpɝːbəˌliː'] extravagant exaggeration.
- hyperbole (Latin)
- ὑπερβολή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Words that Rhyme with Hyperbole
How do you pronounce hyperbole?
Pronounce hyperbole as haɪˈpərbəˌli.
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Example sentences of the word hyperbole
1. Noun, singular or mass
A few well-chosen words of appreciation say more than sentence after sentence of hyperbole.
Personification and hyperbole enhance themes in F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby."