简明英汉词典

flatter
[5flAtE]
vt.
过分夸赞, 奉承, 阿谀, 使高兴, 使满意, (画, 肖像上的形象)胜过(真人或实物)

美国传统词典[双解]

flatter
flat.ter 1
AHD:[fl2t“…r]
D.J.[6fl#t*]
K.K.[6fl#t+]
v.(动词)
flat.teredflat.ter.ingflat.ters
v.tr.(及物动词)

(1)

To compliment excessively and often insincerely, especially in order to win favor.
奉承:尤指为了博得欢心的过分地且常常为不真诚地赞扬

(2)

To please or gratify the vanity of:
取悦:使愉快或满足虚荣心:
“What really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering”(George Bernard Shaw)
“真正令一个人愉快的是你认为他值得奉承”(乔治·伯纳德·肖)

(3)

To portray favorably:
显得比本人漂亮:
a photograph that flatters its subject.
一张拍得比本人漂亮的照片

(4)

To show off becomingly or advantageously.
炫耀:适当地或过分地显示
v.intr.(不及物动词)
To practice flattery.
进行奉承

语源

(1)

Middle English flateren
中古英语 flateren

(2)

from Old French flater
源自 古法语 flater

(3)

[of Germanic origin] * see plat-
[源于日耳曼语] *参见 plat-

继承用法

flatterer
n.(名词)

flatteringly
adv.(副词)

基本词义

flatter
flat.ter 2
AHD:[fl2t“…r]
D.J.[6fl#t*]
K.K.[6fl#t+]
n.(名词)

(1)

A flat-faced swage or hammer used by blacksmiths.
平整工具:铁匠用的一种平面铁模或铁锤

(2)

A die plate for flattening metal into strips, as in the manufacture of watch springs.
扁条拉模:一种用来拉平钢条的模板,如用于生产手表发条的模板

现代英汉词典

flatter
[5flAtE(r)]
vt.

(1)

奉承;谄媚
She only flatters you so you will help her.
她只是奉承你,以便你能帮助她。
"Oh, you flatter me."
"啊,过奖了。"
He flattered her on / about her sewing.
他称赞她的缝纫技术好。
Most inferiors flattered their superiors with an exception of Mr Park.
"大多数下级都奉承上级,唯有派克先生例外。"

(2)

殷勤取悦
She was flattered at the invitation.
受到邀请她受宠若惊。
She was flattered at the invitation.; She was flattered to be invited.; She was flattered that they invited her.
"受到他们的邀请,她感到十分愉快。"

(3)

(画像等)比真人美
a flattering photograph
一张比真人美的照片
The picture certainly doesn't flatter her.
这张照片当然不及她本人好看。

习惯用语

flatter oneself
自鸣得意
They flattered themselves that they would win.
他们自以为会一定获胜。
"We flattered ourselves that we could do without their help, but things ran counter to our wishes."
"我们自以为不需要他们帮忙也能办到,但是事与愿违。"

现代英汉综合大辞典

flatter
[5flAtE]
vt.

(1)

奉承, 谄媚, 吹捧

(2)

使高兴

(3)

(画像等的形象)美于(实物); 妄想
He flattered her on her cooking.
他奉承她做饭好。
The portrait flatters her.
这幅画像比她本人美。
She feels flattered by your invitation.
受你的邀请, 她觉得非常荣幸。

继承用法

flatterer
[`flAtErE(r)]
n.
奉承[拍马]的人

习惯用语

flatter oneself
自以为...; 对自己估计过高

英文相关词典

flatter
compliment    praise    

美国传统词典

flatter
flat.ter 1
AHD:[fl2t“…r]
D.J.[6fl#t*]
K.K.[6fl#t+]
v.
flat.tered, flat.ter.ing, flat.ters
v.tr.

(1)

To compliment excessively and often insincerely, especially in order to win favor.

(2)

To please or gratify the vanity of:
“What really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering”(George Bernard Shaw)

(3)

To portray favorably:
a photograph that flatters its subject.

(4)

To show off becomingly or advantageously.
v.intr.
To practice flattery.

语源

(1)

Middle English flateren

(2)

from Old French flater

(3)

[of Germanic origin] * see plat-

继承用法

flatterer
n.

flatteringly
adv.

基本词义

flatter
flat.ter 2
AHD:[fl2t“…r]
D.J.[6fl#t*]
K.K.[6fl#t+]
n.

(1)

A flat-faced swage or hammer used by blacksmiths.

(2)

A die plate for flattening metal into strips, as in the manufacture of watch springs.

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