Etymology
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flatterer (n.)

mid-14c., agent noun from flatter. An old contemptuous term for one was flattercap (1680s). Fem. form flatteress is attested from late 14c.-18c.

updated on November 22, 2014

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Definitions of flatterer from WordNet

flatterer (n.)
a person who uses flattery;
Synonyms: adulator
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.