The definition of adulate means to lavishly flatter.verb
To kiss up to someone and gush on and on about how beautiful, smart, funny and delightful he is is an example of adulate.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
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transitive verb ad·u·lat·ed, ad·u·lat·ing, ad·u·lates
Origin: Back-formation from adulation.
- adˈu·laˌtor noun
- adˈu·la·toˌry adjective