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Definition of "flatterer" []

  • One who flatters. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "flatterer" in a sentence
  • "Flattery and flatterers are pleasant: the flatterer is a man who, you believe, admires and likes To do the same thing often is pleasant, since, as we saw, anything habitual is pleasant."
  • "Most people seem, owing to ambition, to wish to be loved rather than to love; which is why most men love flattery; for the flatterer is a friend in an inferior position, or pretends to be such and to love more than he is loved; and being loved seems to be akin to being honoured, and this is what most people aim at."
  • "A flatterer is a dunce to him, for he can tell him nothing but what he knows before: and yet he loves him too, because he is like himself."