Definition of Flatteringly

1. adv. With flattery.



Definition of Flatteringly

1. Adverb. In a flattering manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flatteringly

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flatteringly

flattenable
flattened
flattener
flatteners
flattening
flattenings
flattens
flatter
flatter-chested
flattered
flatterer
flatterers
flattereth
flatteries
flattering
flatteringly
flatterings
flatters
flattery
flattest
flattest-chested
flattie
flatties
flatting
flattings
flattish
flattop
flattops
flatty
flatuency

Literary usage of Flatteringly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Diary and Letters of Gouverneur Morris: Minister of the United States to by Gouverneur Morris (1888)
"Interview with Baron de Dolberg. Paris again. Flatteringly received by the Comte de Montmorin. Morris presents a dog to the Duchess of Orleans. ..."

2. A Narrative of Major General Wool's Campaign in Mexico: In the Years 1846 by Francis Baylies (1851)
"In reference, however, to the battle of Buena Vista, to which you have so flatteringly alluded, my services prior to and during that engagement are ..."

3. The Idler in Italy by Marguerite Blessington (1839)
"They kindly, and flatteringly assert that they shall never be enabled to pass the Casa Chiesa without sorrow; and more than one poetical effusion has been ..."

4. Schriften von Friedrich von Gentz: Ein Denkmal by Friedrich von Gentz, Johannes von Müller, Gustav Schlesier, Rahel Varnhagen, Karl August Varnhagen von Ense, Alexander von Humboldt, James Mackintosh, Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Johann Friedrich Cotta (1840)
"You speak most flatteringly of your intention to translate the speech. It would be the highest honour that any work of mine could receive, but i am sure, ..."

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