Part of speech: noun

One who flatters.

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Usage examples "flatterer":

  1. In fact Mrs. Pasmer was a flatterer, and it cannot be claimed for her that she flattered adroitly always. - "April Hopes", William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009.
  2. 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", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
  3. 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", Richard Le Gallienne.