June 03, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
melodramatic /ˌmɛlədrəˈmætɪk/ adjective
melodramatic
/ˌmɛlədrəˈmætɪk/
adjective
The teen is being melodramatic.
The teen is being melodramatic.
Learner's definition of MELODRAMATIC

[more melodramatic; most melodramatic] often disapproving

: emotional in a way that is very extreme or exaggerated : extremely dramatic or emotional

  • a melodramatic movie/story

  • Oh, quit being so melodramatic!

— melodramatically

  • She threw herself onto the bed melodramatically and sobbed.

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