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English definition of “ingratiating”


adjective uk   /ɪnˈɡreɪ.ʃiː.eɪ.tɪŋ/ us    /-t̬ɪŋ/ disapproving
describes behaviour that is intended to make people like you: an ingratiating smile/mannerPraising insincerely or too eagerly
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