stretch the truth

Definition of stretch the truth

  1. :  to say something that is not exactly true :  to describe something as larger or greater than it really is He was stretching the truth to make the story more interesting.

Word by Word Definitions

stretchplay
  1. :  to extend (one's limbs, one's body, etc.) in a reclining position

    :  to reach out :  extend

    :  to extend in length

  1. :  an exercise of something (such as the understanding or the imagination) beyond ordinary or normal limits

    :  an extension of the scope or application of something

    :  the extent to which something may be stretched

  1. :  easily stretched :  elastic

    :  longer than the standard size

truthplay
  1. :  the body of real things, events, and facts :  actuality

    :  the state of being the case :  fact

    :  a transcendent fundamental or spiritual reality


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