Translation of "flatter" - English-Turkish dictionary

flatter

verb uk us /ˈflætər/
SAY NICE THINGS [ T ]

to say nice things to someone in order to make them feel attractive or important, sometimes in a way that is not sincere

övmek, methetmek, övgüler/methiyeler düzmek; (argo) pohpohlamak, yağ çekmek
The interviewer flattered him about his recent work.
be flattered

to feel very pleased and proud

mutlu/gururlu hissetmek; gururu okşanmak, hoşa gitmek
She was flattered by his attention.
LOOK ATTRACTIVE [ T ]

to make someone look more attractive than usual

olduğundan güzel göstermek
That new hairstyle really flatters you.
flatter yourself

to believe something good about yourself, although it might not be true

kendini bir şey sanmak, kendini beğenmek; hayaline kapılmak, kendini inandırmak
He flatters himself that he's a good driver.

(Translation of “flatter” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)