November 25, 2014

Bovarism is a noun meaning an exaggerated, especially glamorized, estimate of oneself.

The aging star wrote in her memoirs of a more bovarism early career as a singer but when her claims were investigated, a reporter discovered she was more distinguished as a burlesque dancer.

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