over·ex·ag·ger·ate | \ ˌō-vər-ig-ˈza-jə-ˌrāt \
overexaggerated; overexaggerating

Definition of overexaggerate 

: to exaggerate (something) to an excessive degree overexaggerating the threat/danger/risk Its effect/impact/importance was greatly overexaggerated. Let's face it: we are hardly objective in evaluating ourselves. We overexaggerate both our talents and failings. —Mark Rice-Oxley He yawns, overexaggerating, like a silent screen star. —Marly Swick … Roberts's most disgusting habit threatened to tear their chemistry apart. OK, so maybe we're slightly overexaggerating. —Crystal Bell

Other words from overexaggerate

overexaggeration \ˌō-vər-ig-ˌza-jə-ˈrā-shən \ noun plural overexaggerations
knew his complaint was an overexaggeration
overexaggerated adjective
overexaggerated gestures/claims

First Known Use of overexaggerate

1900, in the meaning defined above

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