Definition of melodramatize in English:

melodramatize

(British melodramatise)

verb

[with object]
  • 1Make melodramatic.

    ‘in times of trouble, Jack had a tendency to melodramatize his plight’
    1. 1.1 Adapt or present as a melodrama.
      ‘the books melodramatize the artist's struggle to find self-expression’

Pronunciation

melodramatize

/ˌmɛləʊˈdramətʌɪz/