Thesaurus.com
synonyms
  • definitions

flattery

see definition of flattery
  • nounfalse praise, compliments
Relevance ranks synonyms and suggests the best matches based on how closely a synonym’s sense matches the sense you selected.
Relevance
A-Z
Length
-
+

Synonyms for flattery

noun false praise, compliments
  • adulation
  • applause
  • approbation
  • blandishment
  • blarney
  • cajolery
  • commendation
  • encomium
  • eulogy
  • eyewash
  • flummery
  • fulsomeness
  • gallantry
  • gratification
  • hokum
  • incense
  • ingratiation
  • jive
  • mush
  • obsequiousness
  • palaver
  • plaudits
  • puffery
  • servility
  • smoke
  • snow
  • stroke
  • sycophancy
  • tribute
  • truckling
  • unctuousness
  • bootlicking
  • fawning
  • flattering
  • honeyed words
  • laud
  • pretty speech
  • snow job
  • soft words
  • soft-soap
  • sweet talk
  • toadyism

Antonyms for flattery

  • blame
  • criticism
  • belittlement
  • castigation
  • condemnation
  • denunciation
  • insult
  • offense
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to flattery

adulation

noun. overenthusiastic praise
  • applause
  • audation
  • blandishment
  • bootlicking
  • commendation
  • fawning
  • flattery
  • sycophancy
  • worship

kudos

noun. praise, acclaim
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
  • PREVIOUS
  • NEXT