Simple Definition of overstate
: to say that (something) is larger or greater than it really is
Examples of overstate in a sentence
It would be overstating the case to say that it was a matter of life or death.
<it appears you've somewhat overstated your computer skills, if you can't find the “on” button!>
First Known Use of overstate
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