overreport

verb
over·re·port | \ ˌō-vər-ri-ˈpȯrt \
overreported; overreporting

Definition of overreport 

transitive verb

1 : to report (something) to a greater extent than is necessary Such tales are fun, but on occasion the author overdoes detail, overreporting trivia to the extent that the main story … becomes sidetracked. —Colin Leinster

2 : to report (something) as being higher or greater than it really is overreported their income on the loan application

First Known Use of overreport

1942 , in the meaning defined at sense 1

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