1. flattery
    • 人におべっかを使う
    • 《口》 soft-soap a person/《口》 butter a person up
    • 彼はいつも上司におべっかを使う
    • 《俗》 He's always sucking up to the boss.
    • おべっかに乗らない
    • be above being flattered/be insusceptible [impervious] to flattery
  1. おべっか使いa flatterer; a toady; a bootlicker; a yes-man;《米口》 an apple-polisher