1. ingratiating

adjective. ['ˌɪŋˈgreɪʃiːˌeɪtɪŋ'] capable of winning favor.


  • humorless

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Rhymes with Ingratiating

  • emaciating

Sentences with ingratiating

1. Adjective
For any frugal cook, that's one of its most ingratiating characteristics.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Teach yourself the power of affirmations when dealing with the ingratiating coworker who brown-noses the boss.

Quotes about ingratiating

1. Many religions now come before us with ingratiating smirks and outspread hands, like an unctuous merchant in a bazaar. They offer consolation and solidarity and uplift, competing as they do in a marketplace. But we have a right to remember how barbarically they behaved when they were strong and were making an offer that people could not refuse.
- Christopher Hitchens

2. ingratiating

adjective. ['ˌɪŋˈgreɪʃiːˌeɪtɪŋ'] calculated to please or gain favor.


  • ingratiatory
  • insinuating


  • dissuasive
  • unattractive
  • unpleasant