Not so much exaggerating the truth but to bare face lie about random things such as owning many properties, secretly being a millionaire, used to be a professional football player, being popular with the opposite sex.
Normally ‘Clementing’ is done by someone who should know better like a parent showing off to a child, a teacher in front of a class or a work colleague trying to big themselves up
Otherwise know as being a ‘Walter Mitty’. Someone who lives in a constant fantasy state.
John - "Neil's Clementing again'
Paul - 'what's he done?'
John ' Told everyone he just sold 2 flats yesterday for a profit of $50k each as well as having an orgy with the neighbours wife and daughter'!
Paul ' Gee's, the guy's in his 40's, why does he BS so much!