FLATTERING MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Flattering Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Flatter
  2. (a.) That flatters (in the various senses of the verb); as, a flattering speech.


• Flatter Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To treat with praise or blandishments; to gratify or attempt to gratify the self-love or vanity of, esp. by artful and interested commendation or attentions; to blandish; to cajole; to wheedle.
  2. (n.) One who, or that which, makes flat or flattens.
  3. (n.) A drawplate with a narrow, rectangular orifice, for drawing flat strips, as watch springs, etc.
  4. (v. t.) To raise hopes in; to encourage or favorable, but sometimes unfounded or deceitful, representations.
  5. (v. i.) To use flattery or insincere praise.
  6. (n.) A flat-faced fulling hammer.
  7. (v. t.) To portray too favorably; to give a too favorable idea of; as, his portrait flatters him.


Synonyms:
Blandish,

• Flatteringly Definition & Synonyms

  1. (adv.) With flattery.


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