Synonyms of flatter in English:

flatter


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verb

1‘it amused him to flirt with her and flatter her’

SYNONYMS

compliment, praise, commend, admire, express admiration for, pay tribute to, say nice things about

pay court to, pay blandishments to, fawn on, wax lyrical about, make much of

cajole, humour, flannel, blarney

informal sweet-talk, soft-soap, butter up, lay it on thick, lay it on with a trowel, play up to, suck up to, crawl to, creep to, be all over, fall all over

archaic blandish

rare laud, panegyrize

ANTONYMS

insult

2‘I was flattered to be asked to join them’

SYNONYMS

honour, gratify, please, give pleasure to, make someone glad, make someone pleased, delight, gladden

informal tickle pink

ANTONYMS

offend

3‘a hairstyle that flattered her small features’

SYNONYMS

suit, become, set off, show to advantage, enhance, look good on, look right on, be appropriate to, go well with, embellish, ornament, grace, befit

informal do something for

ANTONYMS

clash with