What does ingratiating mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term ingratiating:

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

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