- A person who lavishes praise, often insincerely; a sycophant: he is not allowing flatterers to deceive himMore example sentences
sycophant, groveller, fawner, lackey, obsequious person, kowtower, time serverBritish • vulgar slang arse-licker, arse-kisser• formal encomiast• archaic toad-eater
- Your closest retainers and flatterers have never led you astray before and they will not fail you now.
- The crowd's loud cheers and shouts of applause were typical of the flatterer, excessive and insincere.
- Artists are mainly flatterers when it comes to the portrait.