Definition of Flatter. Meaning of Flatter. Synonyms of Flatter

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Definition of Flatter

Flatter Flat"ter, v. i. To use flattery or insincere praise. If it may stand him more in stead to lie, Say and unsay, feign, flatter, or adjure. --Milton.
Flatter Flat"ter, n. 1. One who, or that which, makes flat or flattens. 2. (Metal Working) (a) A flat-faced fulling hammer. (b) A drawplate with a narrow, rectangular orifice, for drawing flat strips, as watch springs, etc.
Flatter Flat"ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flattered; p. pr. & vb. n. Flattering.] [OE. flateren, cf. OD. flatteren; akin to G. flattern to flutter, Icel. fla?ra to fawn, flatter: cf. F. flatter. Cf. Flitter, Flutter, Flattery.] 1. To treat with praise or blandishments; to gratify or attempt to gratify the self-love or vanity of, esp. by artful and interested commendation or attentions; to blandish; to cajole; to wheedle. When I tell him he hates flatterers, He says he does, being then most flattered. --Shak. A man that flattereth his neighbor, spreadeth a net for his feet. --Prov. xxix. 5. Others he flattered by asking their advice. --Prescott. 2. To raise hopes in; to encourage or favorable, but sometimes unfounded or deceitful, representations. 3. To portray too favorably; to give a too favorable idea of; as, his portrait flatters him.

Meaning of Flatter from wikipedia

- a flatter is a coloring specialist within the comic book industry that prepares the inked or sketched comic book page for the colorist
- in the renaissance , it was a common practice among writers to flatter the reigning monarch, as edmund spenser flattered queen elizabeth
- we may be able to move towards simpler and flatter taxes however, it was roundly rejected by gordon brown , then the labour chancellor of
- date april 2012 image:a flat. svg , figure 1. the note s a flat and a double flat on the treble clef . filename example of flats in music.
- date september 2013 a flat organization (also known as horizontal organization or delayering) is an organization that has an organizational
- date april 2014 flat user interface design is a minimalist ui design genre , or design language , currently used in various graphical user
- ronald allen 'ron' flatter (born april 9, 1959 in san rafael, calif.) is an american and australian radio broadcaster based in new york .
- name slimming mirrors, flattering lights , type album , artist the awkward stage , cover , released 2008 , recorded , genre indie
- regrading is typically performed to make land flatter (in which case it is sometimes called levelling), but can have the side effect of
- coming from the gr**** origin, κολακεία, which means flattery , the word 'kolakeia' means to flatter someone as a means to take advantage of