See also: 夸张

ChineseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

誇張

  1. to exaggerate; to overstate
    用不著這麼誇張 [MSC, trad.]
    用不着这么夸张 [MSC, simp.]
    Yòngbùzháo zhème kuāzhāng ba! [Pinyin]
    There's no need to exaggerate it so!

SynonymsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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!

NounEdit

誇張

  1. (rhetoric) exaggeration; hyperbole

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
ちょう
Grade: 5
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

()(ちょう) (kochō

  1. exaggeration

AntonymsEdit

VerbEdit

()(ちょう)する (kochō surutransitive suru (stem ()(ちょう) (kochō shi), past ()(ちょう)した (kochō shita))

  1. to exaggerate

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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