What does flattering mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flattering(adj)

    showing or representing to advantage

    "a flattering color"


  1. flattering(Noun)

    The action of the verb to flatter.

  2. flattering(Noun)

    Instances of flattery.

  3. flattering(Adjective)

    Attractive or good-looking; that makes one look good.

    The dress really did not look very flattering on her figure.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flattering

    of Flatter

  2. Flattering(adj)

    that flatters (in the various senses of the verb); as, a flattering speech

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flattering in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flattering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of flattering in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    The crowd goes to see the inauguration but what they largely find lengthy oration, flowery felicitation and flattering admiration of one another amongst the key dignitaries in their speech from the stage.

  2. Mark Leibovich:

    One of my peeves is that the press always says, 'Oh, well, the voters are just frustrated and angry.' And they just use those stupid graveyard words over and over again. I mean, what we're talking about here in the Republican Party is, I would say ... racism, gullibility. I mean, words that are less flattering than frustrating and angry.

  3. Brandi Chastain:

    It’s not the most flattering, but it’s nice.

  4. Von Humboldt:

    The mere reality of life would be inconceivably poor without the charm of fancy, which brings in its bosom as many vain fears as idle hopes, but lends much oftener to the illusions it calls up a gay flattering hue than one which inspires terror.

  5. Ed Gribbin:

    There is more resistance to providing data to retailers on the one hand, but the bottom line is that finding the right size and a flattering fit usually outweighs the privacy issues.

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