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    hyperbole

    hyperbole - Dictionary definition and meaning for word hyperbole

    Definition
    (noun) extravagant exaggeration
    Synonyms : exaggeration
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for hyperbole

hyper(beyond the limit)+bole(means speak)..so someone who gives the statement beyond his limit..overstating basically.

hyper-excessive;bole-means speaking on Hindi....So excessive speaking

hyperbole = hyper means very more than normal, bol means talk i.e effective talking or something.

plane in a bowl - is a hyperbole statement.

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