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Synonyms for flattering

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flattering(adj)

    showing or representing to advantage

    "a flattering color"

    Antonyms:
    unflattering, uncomplimentary

Wiktionary

  1. flattering(noun)

    Synonyms:
    soft sawder, flattery, becoming

    Antonyms:
    unflattering, unbecoming

  2. flattering(noun)

    Attractive or good-looking; that makes one look good.

    The dress really did not look very flattering on her figure.

    Synonyms:
    soft sawder, flattery, becoming

    Antonyms:
    unflattering, unbecoming

  3. flattering(noun)

    Instances of flattery.

    Synonyms:
    soft sawder, flattery

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. flattering(a)

    Synonyms:
    wheedling, adulatory, alluring, blandiloquent, sycophantic, obsequious

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "flattering":

    complimentary, flattered, laudatory

How to pronounce flattering?

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How to say flattering in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#3378becoming
#9440complimentary
#33864flattering
#49858flattered
#54022flattery
#161216laudatory

How to use flattering in a sentence?

  1. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    The attention of a superior is too flattering to our vanity not to call it forth.

  2. Hazlitt:

    The most silent people are generally those who think most highly of themselves. They fancy themselves superior to every one else, and, not being sure of making good their secret pretensions, decline entering the lists altogether. Thus they ?lay the flattering unction to their souls? that they could have said better things than others, or that the conversation was beneath them.

  3. Joe Biden:

    No, no, no ! thank you. It's very flattering.

  4. Senator Kagan:

    Many butt-slappers and thigh-strokers fancy that they are merely flirting and flattering.

  5. Derek Glas:

    The challenge is finding a pose that’s flattering for both subjects.


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