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FLATTERING

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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]

Meaning:

Showing or representing to advantage

Context example:

a flattering color

Similar:

adulatory (obsequiously complimentary)

becoming (displaying or setting off to best advantage)

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

Antonym:

unflattering (showing or representing unfavorably)


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