Munchausenism

noun
Mun·​chau·​sen·​ism | \ -ᵊnˌizəm \
plural -s

Definition of Munchausenism

: a tall tale it sounds like a Munchausenism but it's the truth— A. F. Collins

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History and Etymology for Munchausenism

Baron von Münchausen + English -ism

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“Munchausenism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Munchausenism. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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