Definition of Adulator

1. Noun. A person who uses flattery.

Exact synonyms: Flatterer
Generic synonyms: Follower
Specialized synonyms: Ass-kisser, Crawler, Lackey, Sycophant, Toady
Derivative terms: Adulate, Flatter



Definition of Adulator

1. n. A servile or hypocritical flatterer.

Definition of Adulator

1. Noun. One who lavishes excessive praises or flattery, one who adulates. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adulator

1. one that adulates [n -S] - See also: adulates

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Literary usage of Adulator

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1. Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest: With Anecdotes of by Agnes Strickland, Elizabeth Strickland (1843)
"... adulator, was probably induced by the prognostics of thi approaching political storm. Another sketch of Henrietta, in Waller's poetical portraiture, ..."

2. The Characters of Theophrastus: Illustrated by Physiognomical Sketches. To by Theophrastus, Isaac Taylor (1836)
"The adulator, walking with his patron, says, ' Mark you not how the eyes of all are turned towards you? There is not another man in the city who attracts so ..."

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