Synonyms of flattering in English:

flattering


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adjective

1‘these are very flattering remarks’

SYNONYMS
complimentary, praising, favourable, commending, admiring, applauding, appreciative
honeyed, sugary, cajoling, blarneying, silver-tongued, honey-tongued
fawning, obsequious, ingratiating, servile, sycophantic, unctuous, oleaginous, oily
informal sweet-talking, soft-soaping, crawling, creeping, bootlicking, smarmy
British informal flannelling
rare encomiastic, encomiastical
ANTONYMS

unflattering, insulting

2‘Mr Crosbie said it was very flattering to be nominated’

SYNONYMS
pleasing, gratifying, honouring, gladdening
ANTONYMS

offensive

3‘she had worn her most flattering dress’

SYNONYMS
becoming, enhancing, appropriate, embellishing, ornamenting, gracing, befitting
ANTONYMS

unflattering, unbecoming