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Definition of Flattering

Flattering

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

Flattering Quotations

I'm the one person who wears the words 'hustle, loyalty, respect' on my T-shirts and merchandise. My audience is children. It's very flattering to see a kid wear your T-shirt; it's even more flattering to have a dad come up to you and say, 'I watch you with my kid. Keep doing what you're doing. You're a role model for my son.'
John Cena

All the president is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.
Harry S. Truman

I have no intention of flattering people. I like wrinkles and crow's feet and flaws, and somebody should know, if I'm going to photograph them, that's going to show up, you know?
Chuck Close

Do not let a flattering woman coax and wheedle you and deceive you; she is after your barn.
Hesiod

It is happy for you that you possess the talent of flattering with delicacy. May I ask whether these pleasing attentions proceed from the impulse of the moment, or are they the result of previous study?
Jane Austen
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Flattering Translations

flattering in French is adulant
flattering in German is schmeichelhaft

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