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).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Karl Friedrich Hieronymus Von Munchhausen
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, ..."