Definitions of flattering

  1. Pleasing to pride or vanity; partial. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. Flatteringly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. That flatters (in the various senses of the verb); as, a flattering speech. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Pleasing to pride or vanity; encouraging hope; uttering false praise. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. Pleasing to pride or vanity; gratifying to self-love; encouraging hope. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for flattering

  1. Decidedly, the picture was not flattering to Rachel. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  2. In 1906 Huskey was elected by the Assembly of Nevada, and in 1914 by a very flattering majority was sent up as State Senator for Washoe County. – Reno A Book of Short Stories and Information by Lilyan Stratton