Detailed Translations for flattering from English to Spanish


flattering [the ~] noun

  1. the flattering (flattery)
    la adulación
  2. the flattering (flattery)
    el embeleco; la adulación
  3. the flattering (flattery; blarney)
    el embeleco; la zalamería; el embauco

Translation Matrix for flattering:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
adulación flattering; flattery compliment
adulador bootlicker; heeler; mollusc; mollusk; slimy fellow; toady
embauco blarney; flattering; flattery
embeleco blarney; flattering; flattery
zalamería blarney; flattering; flattery compliment
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
adulador becoming; coaxing; flattering bald; coaxing; complimentary; cunning; fawning; icy; immoral; lack of moral; obscene; sleek; slippery; slithery; smooth; smoothly; wheedling
favorecedor becoming; coaxing; flattering appealing to the eye; attractive
halagüeño becoming; coaxing; flattering hopeful; promising
lisonjero becoming; coaxing; flattering coaxing; fawning; wheedling

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Synonyms for "flattering":

  • adulatory; becoming; ingratiating; insinuating; ingratiatory

Antonyms for "flattering":

  • unflattering

Related Definitions for "flattering":

  1. showing or representing to advantage1
    • a flattering color1

Wiktionary Translations for flattering:

  1. attractive or good-looking; that makes one look good

flattering form of flatter:

to flatter verb (flatters, flattered, flattering)

  1. to flatter (become; suit)
  2. to flatter (become; look good)
  3. to flatter (blarney; coax; softsoap someone)

Conjugations for flatter:

  1. flatter
  2. flatter
  3. flatters
  4. flatter
  5. flatter
  6. flatter
simple past
  1. flattered
  2. flattered
  3. flattered
  4. flattered
  5. flattered
  6. flattered
present perfect
  1. have flattered
  2. have flattered
  3. has flattered
  4. have flattered
  5. have flattered
  6. have flattered
past continuous
  1. was flattering
  2. were flattering
  3. was flattering
  4. were flattering
  5. were flattering
  6. were flattering
  1. shall flatter
  2. will flatter
  3. will flatter
  4. shall flatter
  5. will flatter
  6. will flatter
continuous present
  1. am flattering
  2. are flattering
  3. is flattering
  4. are flattering
  5. are flattering
  6. are flattering
  1. be flattered
  2. be flattered
  3. be flattered
  4. be flattered
  5. be flattered
  6. be flattered
  1. flatter!
  2. let's flatter!
  3. flattered
  4. flattering
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for flatter:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
adular blarney; coax; flatter; softsoap someone butter someone up; have a say in the matter; join in the conversation; kiss up to someone; put in a word; put in one's oar; shove in one's oar; softsoap someone; stick in one's oar; take part in the conversation; toady to someone
camelar blarney; coax; flatter; softsoap someone cheat; clearly define; con; define; demarcate; fence; fence in; fence off; map out; mark out; outline; swindle; trace out
embellecer become; flatter; suit beautify; deck out; decorate; doll up; dress o.s. up; dress up; embellish; fit out; furnish; garnish; trim
favorecer become; flatter; suit donate; favor; favour; give; give preference; privilege
quedar bien become; flatter; look good fit; fit in; form a harmonious entirety; harmonise; harmonize; match
- blandish

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Synonyms for "flatter":

Antonyms for "flatter":

  • disparage

Related Definitions for "flatter":

  1. praise somewhat dishonestly1

Wiktionary Translations for flatter:

  1. to enhance someone's vanity
  2. to portray something to advantage
  3. to convey notions without certainty
  4. to compliment someone

Cross Translation:
flatter achatar; aplanar pletten — plat maken
flatter echar piropos Süßholz raspeln — (umgangssprachlich) jemandem schmeicheln, schöntun
flatter halagar; lisonjear; adular; barbear; favorecer schmeichelnmit Dativ: versuchen, jemandem zu gefallen oder jemanden zu beeinflussen, indem man Sachen sagt, die der andere gerne hört, die aber nicht unbedingt der eigenen Meinung entsprechen.
flatter adular; lisonjear adulerflatter quelqu’un avec excès par bassesse ou par intérêt.
flatter lisonjear; halagar; adular amadouer — (familier, fr) flatter quelqu’un pour le disposer à ce qu’on désirer de lui.
flatter embellecer embellir — transitif|fr rendre plus beau.
flatter adular; halagar flatter — Louer excessivement

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