flatter


Definition: Meaning of, flatter in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈflatə /

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Word Forms:
Prsesent Past Past Participle
flatter flattered flattered
Present Participle Third Person Singular
flattering flatters
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  1. to praise someone in order to please them or get something from them, even though you do not mean it
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  2. to make someone look as attractive as they can [=  suit]
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  3. to make something look or seem more important or better than it is
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  4. flatter yourself if you flatter yourself that something is true about your abilities or achievements, you make yourself believe it is true, although it is not
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