Translation of hyperbole in Spanish:


hipérbole, n.

Pronunciation /haɪˈpərbəli//hʌɪˈpəːbəli/


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    hipérbole feminine
    • Behind every food scare, there is a barrage of claims and counter-claims, hyperbole and damage limitation.
    • According to the narrator, fierce would be hyperbole for even the bravest of hobbits.
    • In return I can offer you glory, fame and a hatful of hyperbole.
    • He's using exaggeration and hyperbole to be entertaining - lots of writers do that.
    • But this exclamation is hyperbole; we are not speaking in literal seriousness.
    • They generally strike me as hyperbole that works to insult but not really to enlighten.
    • The instances are inconspicuous, but do make for a slight forcing of the effect towards hyperbole.
    • Similarly, claims about the potential of the Internet are usually overstated and often hyperbole.
    • In any other case this might sound like directorial hyperbole, but Lloyd has reason to be confident.
    • In a literary world filled with emotionalism and hyperbole, there are a few guiding stars.
    • Real tragedies do not need hyperbole, for they are intrinsically hyperbolic.
    • Whether Alice actually wanted to put a hospital in the casino or the claim is merely gossipy hyperbole is unclear.
    • Having said that let us not get carried away in hyperbole and rhetoric.
    • He should then appreciate the fine line between Churchillian rhetoric and hyperbole.
    • Such hyperbole deadens the sensitivity to moral distinctions in public discourse.
    • Chandler's similes and sarcastic hyperboles are full of attitude in the contemporary New York sense.
    • It is impossible to create a responsible ethical and policy debate in a climate of hyperbole.
    • We see this in the recurrence of his favourite rhetorical figures of paradox and hyperbole.
    • Pack up the breathless hyperbole and just point us in the direction of better gear.
    • It's safe to say that hyperbole is the stuff of both poetry and protest movements.