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Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)


overdrawv. t. 
  •  To exaggerate; to overdo.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make drafts upon or against, in excess of the proper amount or limit; to draw more than the balance in one's account.  [1913 Webster]


overdraw, v. (past -drew; past part. -drawn)
1 tr. a draw a sum of money in excess of the amount credited to (one's bank account). b (as overdrawn adj.) having overdrawn one's account.
2 intr. overdraw one's account.
3 tr. exaggerate in describing or depicting.

overdrawer n. (in senses 1 & 2).



aggrandize, amplify, ballyhoo, belie, build up, burlesque, camouflage, caricature, carry too far, color, disguise, distort, draw the longbow, embellish, exaggerate, falsify, fudge, garble, go to extremes, hyperbolize, inflate, lay it on, magnify, make much of, miscolor, misquote, misreport, misrepresent, misstate, misteach, overcharge, overdevelop, overdistend, overdo, overestimate, overexpand, overextend, overpaint, overpraise, overreach, overreact, oversell, overspeak, overspend, overstate, overstrain, overstress, overstretch, pad, parody, pervert, pile it on, puff, slant, strain, stretch, stretch the truth, swell, talk big, talk in superlatives, tout, travesty, twist, understate, warp, wrench




VB be prodigal, squander, lavish, sow broadcast, pour forth like water, blow, blow in, pay through the nose, spill, waste, dissipate, exhaust, drain, eat out of house and home, overdraw, outrun the constable, run out, run through, misspend, throw good money after bad, throw the helve after the hatchet, burn the candle at both ends, make ducks and drakes of one's money, fool away one's money, potter away one's money, muddle away one's money, fritter away one's money, throw away one's money, run through one's money, pour water into a sieve, kill the goose that lays the golden eggs, manger son ble en herbe.


VB exaggerate, magnify, pile up, aggravate, amplify, overestimate, hyperbolize, overcharge, overstate, overdraw, overlay, overshoot the mark, overpraise, make over much, over the most of, strain, strain over a point, stretch, stretch a point, go great lengths, spin a long yarn, draw with a longbow, shoot with a longbow, deal in the marvelous, out-Herod Herod, run riot, talk at random, heighten, overcolor, color highly, color too highly, broder, flourish, color, puff.


VB misrepresent, distort, overdraw, exaggerate, caricature, daub, burlesque, parody, travesty.

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