An exaggerated statement or account.
exaggerated language; also called hyperbole.
n. an exaggeration which stresses importance by saying more than is true. Its rethorical name is hyperbole from a Greek word which means "excess."
Exaggerations that either over-represent or under-represent the subject being discussed. Ex: " Florida is one big beach (or swamp)" "The gentle breeze of a hurricane."
making to seem more important than it really is
an exaggeration of something, often for the purpose of giving it greater emphasis