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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (complimentary)
a. halagüeño
The presenter had some very flattering words for the award winner.El presentador tuvo palabras muy halagüeñas para el ganador del premio.
b. halagador
Did you see the flattering review of our restaurant in the newspaper?¿Viste la reseña halagadora sobre nuestro restaurante en el periódico?
2. (attractive)
a. favorecedor
That's a very flattering outfit.Ese es un atuendo muy favorecedor.
b. atractivo
I love your new haircut. It's very flattering.Me encanta tu nuevo corte de cabello. Es muy atractivo.
3. (fawning)
a. adulador
He is surrounded by a bunch of flattering clowns.Está rodeado de un montón de payasos aduladores.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (words)
a. halagador(ora)
2. (clothes, color)
a. favorecedor(ora)
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flattering [ˈflætərɪŋ]
1 (complimentary) [+remark, words] halagador
the play had very flattering reviews la obra recibió críticas muy halagadoras or halagüeñas; he was very flattering about you habló muy bien de ti; that's not very flattering to him! ¡vaya imagen que pintas de él! (ironic)
her opinion of him was not very flattering
2 (gratifying)
it was flattering to be told how indispensable he was le halagó que le dijeran lo indispensable que era; he found the interest in him flattering se sentía halagado por la atención que le prestaban
3 (fawning) adulador
she was surrounded by flattering admirers estaba rodeada de admiradores que la adulaban
4 [+photo, clothes] favorecedor
that dress isn't flattering at all on you ese vestido no te favorece nada
that's a very flattering colour on you Tailored clothes are always more flattering
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