Definition of hyperbolic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    hyperbolic

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˌhaɪpəˈbɒlɪk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌhaɪpərˈbɑːlɪk//
     
     
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  1. 1 (mathematics) of or related to a hyperbola
  2. 2(of language) deliberately exaggerated; using hyperbole
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hyperbolic