See also: 夸张

Chinese edit

to boast (a measure word); surname; open up
trad. (誇張)
simp. (夸张)

Pronunciation edit


Verb edit

誇張

  1. to exaggerate; to overstate

Synonyms edit

Adjective edit

誇張

  1. exaggerated; overstated; over-the-top
    那麼誇張那么夸张  ―  Méi nàme kuāzhāng ba.  ―  It can't be that over-the-top surely.
    使使誇張 [Cantonese, trad.]
    使使夸张 [Cantonese, simp.]
    sai2 m4 sai2 gam3 kwaa1 zoeng1 aa3? [Jyutping]
    Surely you are exaggerating things!
    有冇誇張有冇夸张 [Cantonese]  ―  jau5 mou5 gam3 kwaa1 zoeng1! [Jyutping]  ―  Surely that's a bit too much?

Noun edit

誇張

  1. (rhetoric) exaggeration; hyperbole

Derived terms edit

Japanese edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
ちょう
Grade: 5
kan’yōon on’yomi

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

()(ちょう) (kochōこちやう (kotyau)?

  1. exaggeration

Antonyms edit

Derived terms edit

Verb edit

()(ちょう)する (kochō suruこちやう (kotyau)?transitive suru (stem ()(ちょう) (kochō shi), past ()(ちょう)した (kochō shita))

  1. to exaggerate

Conjugation edit

References edit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  2. ^ 2011, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Seventh Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean edit

Hanja in this term

Noun edit

誇張 (gwajang) (hangeul 과장)

  1. Hanja form? of 과장 (exaggeration).

Vietnamese edit

chữ Hán Nôm in this term

Noun edit

誇張

  1. chữ Hán form of khoa trương (exaggeration; overstatement).

Verb edit

誇張

  1. chữ Hán form of khoa trương (to boast; to brag; to exaggerate; to overstate).

Adjective edit

誇張

  1. chữ Hán form of khoa trương (exaggerated; overstated).