Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Flattery; a flattering speech or action.
- Adapted to excite complacency or hope; gratifying; pleasurable; encouraging: as flattering words or commendations; flattering prospects; a flattering reception.
- adj. Attractive or good-looking; that makes one look good.
- v. present participle of flatter.
- n. The action of the verb to flatter.
- n. Instances of flattery.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. That flatters (in the various senses of the verb).
- adj. showing or representing to advantage
“He would NOT have written in flattering tones about how they eschew gadgetry in favor or a more low-tech way of hunting.”
“With so few good clothing options out there today, I really feel for women that want to dress in flattering clothing because they have such a hard time finding something nice.”
“I don't think there's anything wrong with dressing in flattering clothes, in seeking out items that look good on you and hair and makeup that's attractive.”
“Often, this is accomplished by simply showing the product in flattering light.”
“What's flattering is that he has me on his mind when he's at home.”
“Judah and Jerusalem desolate then this credit of the prophets, and the hopes of the people, will both sink together; the former will be found false in flattering the people and the latter foolish in suffering themselves to be imposed upon by them, and so exposed to so much the greater confusion, when the judgment shall surprise them in their security.”
“... which, given the size of my nose, may only result in flattering improvements.”
“65 Thus accounting for his sickness, improbably enough but in flattering way.”
“It's not what I would call a flattering naked portrait of Madonna.”
“But, a single source soft box, with no under-fill, no bounce cards, no hair-lights, is hardly what you'd call flattering beauty light.”
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