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Ingratiating — synonyms, definition
1. ingratiating (a)
appealing attractive deferential fawning gleaming glib glistening grovelling insinuating interesting lustrous mollifying obsequious oily pleasing sleek slippery smooth soft soothing • • •
2. ingratiating (Adjective)
ingratiating (Adjective) — Capable of winning favour.
ex. "with open arms and an ingratiating smile"
ingratiating (Adjective) — Calculated to please or gain favour.
ex. "a smooth ingratiating manner"
3. ingratiating (Verb)
ingratiating (Verb) — Gain favour with somebody by deliberate efforts.
ex. "Despite all his attempts to ingratiate himself with his prospective father-in-law, the young man found he could hardly do nothing to please him"
3 types of
controlling keeping in line manipulating
cosying up cottoning up cozying up playing up shining up sidling up sucking up