einschmeicheln

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ein- +‎ schmeicheln

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaɪ̯nˌʃmaɪ̯çəln/, [ˈʔaɪ̯nˌʃmaɪ̯çl̩n]
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Verb[edit]

einschmeicheln ‎(third-person singular simple present schmeichelt ein, past tense schmeichelte ein, past participle eingeschmeichelt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (reflexive) to ingratiate oneself (get favor through flattery)
    Er versucht, sich beim Chef einzuschmeicheln.
    He’s trying to ingratiate himself with the boss.

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