flattering

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English flatering, flatrung (gerund), equivalent to flatter +‎ -ing.

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Adjective[edit]

flattering (comparative more flattering, superlative most flattering)

  1. Attractive or good-looking; that makes one look good.
    The dress really did not look very flattering on her figure.

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Verb[edit]

flattering

  1. present participle of flatter

Noun[edit]

flattering (plural flatterings)

  1. The action of the verb to flatter.
  2. Instances of flattery.

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