Sentence Examples

  • The word is now generally used in the sense of a cringing flatterer of the great.
  • At court, though no trifler or flatterer, he was a favourite counsellor in three successive reigns, but he never meddled much in civil or temporal affairs.
  • A provision eminently wise for the age of Pericles easily became a mischief when the once honourable name of "demagogue" began to mean a flatterer of the mob.
  • There were no poor in his dominions, no thief or robber, no flatterer or miser, no dissensions, no lies, and no vices.