Translation for 'flattering' from English to Bulgarian
ADJ   flattering | more flattering | most flattering
NOUN   a flattering | flatterings
VERB   to flatter | flattered | flattered
flattering | flatters
flattering {adj}ласкателен
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Translation for 'flattering' from English to Bulgarian

flattering {adj}
Usage Examples English
  • Devising similar easy to learn "1-2-3" techniques for posing people and finding the most flattering facial angles allowed Mr.
  • He was the first Prime Minister to call Parliamentarians corrupt instead of cajoling and flattering them. He and his ministers left the Parliament, went straight to the Shah and resigned.
  • Besides many flattering reviews, the game also won the ECTS Interactive Entertainment Award in 1999.
  • In its review "The Economist" quotes White explaining that New Yorkers regard what outsiders see as aggressiveness as merely a flattering sign of engagement and interest.
  • According to Greek Mythology, Ἡδῠ́λόγος ("Hēdylógos", 'sweet-voiced, flattering') was one of the seven Erotes, the winged gods of Love. He was the god of sweet-talk and flattery.

  • Kiss up kick down is a neologism used to describe the situation where middle-level employees in an organization are polite and flattering to superiors but abusive to subordinates.
  • Since the beginning of July 2013, each individual submission from the banks is embargoed for three months to reduce the motivation to submit a false rate to portray a flattering picture of creditworthiness.
  • Robert Owen's description of Jonathan and his partner Richard was less flattering: "two young men, inexperienced in the business, although they had capital".
  • Journalists have noted a similarity in sound to the work of American progressive metal band Tool, a comparison Renkse refers to as accidental but flattering.
  • A less flattering view is given in Antony Thomas's "Rhodes" (1996), in which Jameson is portrayed as unscrupulous.

  • Choricius' flattering description features Aratius as an able man, merciful in administering justice and honest in financial matters.
  • Cultural depictions of the English king Æthelred the Unready have generally been less than flattering.
  • To suck up is defined as either to try to gain favor by cringing or flattering, or to ingratiate oneself to another, often with insincere behavior.
  • The Nazi regime also used maps to persuade the United States to remain neutral during WW II by flattering both isolationism and Monroe Doctrine militarism.
  • On 19 November Politiken (Denmark's 2nd biggest national newspaper), published a flattering full page spread about Søren Bonke and Klak Tik.

  • He was distinguished by the high esteem in which he held his colleagues, whose learning and ability he characterized in the most flattering terms.
  • Mr. Bean is at Camphor’s estate: to general surprise he is adeptly flattering Aunt Minerva.
  • Kinsey has some pleasant evenings with Cheney. She buys more flattering clothes with Reba to look nicer for Cheney; and Cheney cuts her hair to be more stylish, a talent of his.
  • In the book's introduction, Victor Laude criticises modern astrology for "never saying anything concrete; making only universally valid pronouncements; always flattering its audience" and for avoiding anything controversial or unpleasant.
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Contains translations by TU Chemnitz and Mr Honey's Business Dictionary (German-English only).
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