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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.
FlatterFlatter 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.
Others he flattered by asking their advice.
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
or sketched comic
book page for the colorist
monarch, as Edmund Spenser flattered Queen Elizabeth
I in The Faerie
Queene, William Shakespeare flattered
- Ronald Allen
9, 1959 in San Rafael, Calif.) is an American
and Australian radio broadcaster based
in New York City. He is currently...
(1979–2014) was an American Thoroughbred
racehorse. He was a specialist steeplechaser
who was the first
to win the title
- Park and p****es through
of incised valleys until
the flatter floodplain areas
near the Parramatta
River. The catchment
is well developed...
got its name by the gable
in the aft, making
the rear bottom flatter
than round-ended vessels, enabling
them to both have a bigger
Mirrors, Flattering Lights
is the second album
by Canadian indie
pop band The Awkward
June 10, 2008 on Mint Records. "The Sun...
- rag. Cencioni
are oval and petal-shaped, with a slight
than orecchiette, with a more irregular shape
and a rough texture
- important parameter
of a lens in optometry. On a spectacle
lens, it is the flatter curvature
of the front
surface. On a contact
lens it is the curvature
handle, with a "D" or "T" end. Their tines
, thicker, and more closely
spaced. A smaller version
of such forks
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