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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

It's flattering to people who stop you and say that you've helped them and all. But, again, you know, you've got to stay humble because as quick as you came up, you can come down.
Joel Osteen

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

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

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

Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions.
Joseph Conrad
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Flattering Translations

flattering in French is adulant
flattering in German is schmeichelhaft

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