Flattery in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Flattery

giving excessive and often fake compliments to receive a favor

Examples of Flattery in a sentence

The failing student tried to use flattery to persuade his teacher to up his grade, but no number of compliments were enough to convince her. ðŸ”Š

No matter how many times the he called her beautiful, she refused to believe his flattery because he was a known liar. ðŸ”Š

Molly laughed when the failing boy called her gorgeous and pleaded with her to let him cheat off of her paper, but his flattery did not work. ðŸ”Š

Members of the court used extreme flattery to gain powerful political positions from people they disliked.  ðŸ”Š

Billy complimented his boss’s outfit and used other forms of flattery to persuade him to give him a raise.  ðŸ”Š

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