Translation of "flatter" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈflæt·ər/ us /ˈflæt̬·ər/

to say nice things to someone to please them, or because you want something from that person

halagar, adular
He flattered me with his compliments.
be flattered

to feel very pleased and proud

sentirse halagado
She was flattered by his attention.

(Translation of “flatter” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈflӕtə/

to praise too much or insincerely

halagar, adular
Flatter him by complimenting him on his singing.

to show, describe etc someone or something as being better than someone etc really is

The photograph flatters him.

to be pleased to say about (oneself) (that one can do something)

preciarse de
I flatter myself that I can speak French perfectly.
flatterer noun

flattery noun

insincere praise

He refused to be won over by flattery.

(Translation of “flatter” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)