(comparative more ingratiatingly, superlative most ingratiatingly)
- In an ingratiating manner.
Variant of ingratiate
transitive verbingratiated, ingratiating
to make acceptable; esp., to bring (oneself) into another's favor or good graces by conscious effort
Origin of ingratiateprobably via Italian ingratiare (now ingraziare) ; from Classical Latin phrase in gratiam, for the favor of ; from in-, in + gratia, favor, grace