What does ingratiating mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ingratiating(adj)

    capable of winning favor

    "with open arms and an ingratiating smile"

  2. ingratiating, insinuating, ingratiatory(adj)

    calculated to please or gain favor

    "a smooth ingratiating manner"


  1. ingratiating(Adjective)

    Which ingratiates; which attempts to bring oneself into the favour of another. The implication is often of flattery or insincerity.

    That was an ingratiating smile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ingratiating

    of Ingratiate


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ingratiating in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ingratiating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Hamillhas:

    I mean she was just so instantly ingratiating and funny and outspoken. She had a way of just being so brutally candid, i’d just met her but it was like talking to a person you’d known for ten years. She was telling me stuff about her stepfather, about her mom, about [her father] Eddie Fisher — it was just harrowing in its detail. I kept thinking, ‘Should I know this?’ I mean, I wouldn’t have shared that with somebody that I had trusted for years and years and years. But she was the opposite. She just sucked you into her world.

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