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!
    有冇誇張 / 有冇夸张 [Cantonese]  ―  jau5 mou5 gam3 kwaa1 zoeng1! [Jyutping]  ―  Surely that's a bit too much?

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

誇張 (gwajang) (hangeul 과장)

  1. Hanja form? of 과장 (exaggeration).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

誇張

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

VerbEdit

誇張

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

AdjectiveEdit

誇張

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