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.
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
- Ronald Allen
9, 1959 in San Rafael, Calif.) is an American
and Australian radio broadcaster based
in New York City. He is currently...
monarch, as Edmund Spenser flattered Queen Elizabeth
I in The Faerie
Queene, William Shakespeare flattered
- Paul Flatters
1832 – 16 February
1881) was a French soldier
a long period
as a military administrator
in Algeria. He is known
(1979–2014) was an American Thoroughbred
racehorse. He was a specialist steeplechaser
who was the first
to win the title
- at the origin
at time t=0, and for increasing times
they become flatter
and flatter until
the distribution becomes uniform
in the asymptotic
handle, with a "D" or "T" end. Their tines
, thicker, and more closely
spaced. A smaller version
of such forks
- barrel, larger propelling
velocities, and flatter
trajectories) and the "mortar" (which was meant
to fire at even higher...
- 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
it is called
recchietedd, or chiancaredd. A slightly flatter version
in the vernacular
of Bari strascinate...
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