Adulator
Adulator Ad"u*la`tor, n. [L., fr. adulari: cf. F. adulateur.] A servile or hypocritical flatterer. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • adulator — ADULATÓR, OÁRE, adulatori, oare, adj. s.m. şi f. (Persoană) care adulează; linguşitor. – Din fr. adulateur, lat. adulator. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.08.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  adulatór adj. m., s. m …   Dicționar Român

  • adulator — noun see adulation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adulator — See adulate. * * * …   Universalium

  • adulator — noun One who lavishes excessive praises or flattery, one who adulates …   Wiktionary

  • adulator — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One who flatters another excessively: courtier, flatterer, sycophant, toady. Informal: apple polisher. See OVER, PRAISE …   English dictionary for students

  • adulator — ad·u·la·tor || ædÊ’ÊŠleɪtÉ™ n. one who flatters, one who fawns over; one who is excessively devoted …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adulator — n toady, toadeater, sycophant, flatterer, fawner, fawning flatterer, truckler, tufthunter, courtier, backslapper, timeserver, apple polisher, Sl. brown nose, Archaic. pickthank; flunky, lackey, yes man, jackal, bootlick, lickspittle, Uncle Tom,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • adulator — ad·u·la·tor …   English syllables

  • adulator — noun a person who uses flattery • Syn: ↑flatterer • Derivationally related forms: ↑adulate, ↑flatter (for: ↑flatterer) • Hypernyms: ↑follower …   Useful english dictionary

  • adulateur — adulateur, trice [ adylatɶr, tris ] n. • 1370; lat. adulator ♦ Littér. Personne qui flatte bassement, courtisan servile. ⇒ flagorneur, flatteur. Adj. Rare « des dédicaces adulatrices » (Lamartine). ● adulateur, adulatrice adjectif et nom (latin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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