HYPERBOLE in a Sentence

Learn HYPERBOLE from example sentences; some of them are from classic books. These examples are selected from a corpus with 300,000 sentences, including classic works and current mainstream media. Some sentences also link to their contexts.

Example sentences for HYPERBOLE, such as:

1. Now that remark sounded like schoolgirl hyperbole.

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 Meanings and Examples of HYPERBOLE
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 n.  figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis; overstatement
Classic Sentence:
1  Now that remark sounded like schoolgirl hyperbole.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVIII
Example Sentence:
1  As far as I'm concerned, Apple's claims about the new computer are pure hyperbole: no machine is that good!