Definition of Flatterer

1. Noun. A person who uses flattery.

Exact synonyms: Adulator
Generic synonyms: Follower
Specialized synonyms: Ass-kisser, Crawler, Lackey, Sycophant, Toady
Derivative terms: Adulate, Flatter



Definition of Flatterer

1. n. One who flatters.

Definition of Flatterer

1. Noun. One who flatters. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flatterer

1. one that flatters [n -S] - See also: flatters

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flatterer

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flatshares
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flatten out
flattenable
flattened
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flatteners
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flattenings
flattens
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flatter-chested
flattered
flatterer (current term)
flatterers
flattereth
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flattest
flattest-chested
flattie
flatties
flatting
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Literary usage of Flatterer

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1. English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious by George Crabb (1883)
"In the moral application they differ too widely to render comparison necessary. flatterer, SYCOPHANT, PARASITE. flatterer, г>. ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"... a flatterer, auo one who is inveigled by blandishment« ; G. Andr., p. 7-. This writer views the term as primarily denoting the fawning of a dog. ..."

3. A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent by John F. Addington (1855)
"flatterer. That subtle serpent, servile flattery, ... Be i lu n, a flatterer now, and seek to thrive By that whieh has undone thee : hinge thy knee, ..."

4. English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order by George Crabb (1826)
"flatterer, t>. To adulate. ... the sycophant and parasite is therefore always a flatterer, and something more, for tlie sycophant adopts every mean artifice ..."

5. The Characters of Theophrastus by Theophrastus (1902)
"ii The flatterer F LATTERY is a cringing sort of conduct that aims to promote ... The flatterer is the kind of man who, as he walks with an acquaintance, ..."

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