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Definition of "flattering" []

  • Insincerely praising (adjective)
  • Gratifying to the ego; pleasing (adjective)
  • That shows someone or something to advantage (adjective)
  • Attractive or good-looking; that makes one look good. (adjective)

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  • Present participle of flatter. (verb)
  • The action of the verb to flatter. (noun)
  • Instances of flattery. (noun)

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Use "flattering" in a sentence
  • "He would NOT have written in flattering tones about how they eschew gadgetry in favor or a more low-tech way of hunting."
  • "With so few good clothing options out there today, I really feel for women that want to dress in flattering clothing because they have such a hard time finding something nice."
  • "I don't think there's anything wrong with dressing in flattering clothes, in seeking out items that look good on you and hair and makeup that's attractive."