Definition of Karl Friedrich Hieronymus von Munchhausen

1. Noun. German raconteur who told preposterous stories about his adventures as a soldier and hunter; his name is now associated with any telling of exaggerated stories or winning lies (1720-1797).

Exact synonyms: Baron Munchausen, Munchausen, Munchhausen
Generic synonyms: Anecdotist, Raconteur



Lexicographical Neighbors of Karl Friedrich Hieronymus Von Munchhausen

Kari
Karimnagar
Karin
Karina
Karkin
Karl
Karl-Marx Stadt
Karl Adolf Eichmann
Karl Adolph Verner
Karl Alex Muller
Karl Augustus Menninger
Karl Baedeker
Karl Barth
Karl Czerny
Karl Friedrich Gauss
Karl Friedrich Hieronymus von Munchhausen (current term)
Karl Gauss
Karl Gjellerup
Karl Gunnar Myrdal
Karl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
Karl Jaspers
Karl Landsteiner
Karl Linne
Karl Marx
Karl Menninger
Karl Rudolf Gerd von Rundstedt
Karl Scheele
Karl Theodor Jaspers
Karl Waldemar Ziegler
Karl Wernicke

Literary usage of Karl Friedrich Hieronymus von Munchhausen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Münchhausens Reisen und Abenteuer by Friedrich Georg Gottlob Schmidt (1906)
"INTRODUCTION The old and celebrated story-teller Baron Munchhausen is commonly identified with Karl Friedrich Hieronymus von Munchhausen, born May 11 th, ..."

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