Definition of hyperbolically in English:

hyperbolically

adverb

See hyperbole

  • ‘The poem opens hyperbolically with an image of an innocent young nymph who spends her days reclining in the grass.’
  • ‘But his account of the possibilities for response to this inheritance is hyperbolically overblown.’
  • ‘Even Roger Ebert, who hyperbolically called it the worst film he'd ever seen at the festival, has given his upward-thumb to this renovated version.’
  • ‘Heat capacity increased linearly with temperature for ice and hyperbolically for supercooled water.’
  • ‘Beck was once, somewhat hyperbolically, cited as our generation's Bob Dylan.’

Pronunciation

hyperbolically

/ˌhīpərˈbälik(ə)lē/