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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flatterer, adulatornoun

    a person who uses flattery


  1. adulatornoun

    One who lavishes excessive praises or flattery, one who adulates.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Adulatornoun

    A flatterer. Dict.

    Etymology: adulator, Lat.


  1. adulator

    An adulator is a person who excessively praises or flatters someone, often for personal gain or favor. This lavish praise is often insincere or excessive, causing the person to be seen as obsequious or sycophantic.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adulatornoun

    a servile or hypocritical flatterer

  2. Etymology: [L., fr. adulari: cf. F. adulateur.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of adulator in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of adulator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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