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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person who uses excessive or insincere praise

Usage examples (32)
  • Flattery and the flatterer are pleasant; since the flatterer is a seeming admirer and a seeming friend.
  • A flatterer is a dunce to him, for he can tell him nothing but what he knows before: and yet he loves him too, because he is like himself.
  • What kind of flatterer then must we be on our guard against?
  • "Just because you're a better flatterer than I am --" for more
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