Definition of flatterer in English:

flatterer

noun

  • A person who lavishes praise, often insincerely; a sycophant.

    ‘he is not allowing flatterers to deceive him’
    • ‘Men like this associate only with flatterers, and are friends to nobody.’
    • ‘Wisdom is also needed in picking and satisfying his closest advisors and avoiding flatterers.’
    • ‘The crowd's loud cheers and shouts of applause were typical of the flatterer, excessive and insincere.’
    • ‘Artists are mainly flatterers when it comes to the portrait.’
    • ‘Your closest retainers and flatterers have never led you astray before and they will not fail you now.’
    sycophant, groveller, fawner, lackey, obsequious person, kowtower, time server
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Pronunciation

flatterer

/ˈflat(ə)rə/