Munchausen

adjective Mun·chau·sen \ ˈmənˌchau̇zᵊn , ˈmu̇n- also ˈmənˌchȯz- or ˌmənˈ- or mu̇nˈ- \

Definition of Munchausen

:of, relating to, or resembling the fabulous stories of his exploits told by Baron Munchausen
  • mystify people by making them swallow as many of his more or less Munchausen stories as possible
  • —C. D. Ley

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Origin and Etymology of munchausen

after Baron Karl Friedrich Hieronymus von Münchhausen †1797 German huntsman and soldier famous for his tall tales


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