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ingratiating

adjective

Simple Definition of ingratiating

  • : intended to gain someone's favor or approval

Full Definition of ingratiating

  1. 1 :  capable of winning favor :  pleasing <an ingratiating smile>

  2. 2 :  intended or adopted in order to gain favor :  flattering

in·gra·ti·at·ing·ly play \-ˈgrā-shē-ˌā-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of ingratiating

  1. <one of the orphans had a most ingratiating smile>



1655

First Known Use of ingratiating

1655



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