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flattering 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈflatəriNG/,
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(of a person or their remarks) Full of praise and compliments,
  1. (of a person or their remarks) Full of praise and compliments
    • - the article began with some flattering words about us
  2. Pleasing; gratifying
    • - it was flattering to have a pretty girl like Frances so obviously fond of him
  3. (esp. of a garment or color) Enhancing someone's appearance
    • - I don't think anything sleeveless is very flattering
  4. (of a picture or portrait) Giving an unrealistically favorable impression of someone or something
    • - that's a flattering picture of him

  1. showing or representing to advantage; "a flattering color"
  2. (flatter) praise somewhat dishonestly
  3. Flattery (also called adulation or blandishment) is the act of giving excessive compliments, generally for the purpose of ingratiating oneself with the subject.
  4. A flatter is a coloring specialist within the comic book industry that prepares the inked or sketched comic book page for the colorist with digital art software such as Adobe Photoshop by selecting the objects on the page and filling them in with a solid color called a "flat" so that the "flats" ...
  5. The action of the verb to flatter; Instances of flattery; Attractive or good-looking; that makes one look good
  6. (flatteringly) In a flattering manner
  7. (flatter) A type of set tool used by blacksmiths; Someone who flattens, purposely or accidently. Also flattener; To compliment someone, often insincerely and sometimes to win favour; To enhance someone's vanity by praising them; To portray something to advantage; To convey notions of the facts ...
  8. (flattered) In a positive mood because of a comment or action which causes one to feel proud of oneself
  9. (Flatter) For two curves to have the same sag, the ________ curve must be wider.
  10. (FLATTER) to appeal to a person’s vanity through compliments. This usually comes as a shock to the receiver who is litterly,  “knocked flat”, that is, knocked off their feet.
  11. (Flatter) The person who prepares the flats. See Flats