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 Dictionary entry overview: What does flattering mean? 

FLATTERING (adjective)
  The adjective FLATTERING has 1 sense:

1. showing or representing to advantage

  Familiarity information: FLATTERING used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

FLATTERING (adjective)

Sense 1flattering [BACK TO TOP]


Showing or representing to advantage

Context example:

a flattering color


adulatory (obsequiously complimentary)

becoming (displaying or setting off to best advantage)

ingratiating; ingratiatory; insinuating (calculated to please or gain favor)


unflattering (showing or representing unfavorably)

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