Definitions

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  • v. To flatter, especially with the intent of personal gain.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. flatter with the intention of getting something

Etymologies

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Examples

  • “Yes, but saying ‘to be marrying a wonderful woman’ just sounds like you’re trying to butter up your grandfather-to-be.”

    Creative Couplings

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