諂諛

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Chinese[edit]

flatter; cajole flatter
trad. (諂諛)
simp. (谄谀)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

諂諛

  1. (literary) to toady; to flatter
    諂諛 [Classical Chinese, trad.]
    谄谀 [Classical Chinese, simp.]
    From: Xunzi, circa 3rd century BCE
    Chǎnyú wǒ zhě, wú zéi yě. [Pinyin]
    Those who flatter me are my foes.

Synonyms[edit]

edit

Derived terms[edit]