What does the word flatterer mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who flatters.

Usage examples for flatterer

  1. As Phocion, therefore, answered king Antipater, who sought his approbation of some unworthy action, " I cannot be your flatterer, and your friend," so these men should answer the people, " I cannot govern, and obey you." – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  2. No great man was ever more anxiously copied by some slavish flatterer than that old sleepy carelessly- great setter by that eager, ambitious little terrier. – Vanishing Roads and Other Essays by Richard Le Gallienne