Definition Of compliment
a polite expression of praise or admiration.
she paid me an enormous compliment
politely congratulate or praise (someone) for something.
he complimented Erica on her appearance
Example Of compliment
A mere two saves for the game shows the already awesome defence that the team has to compliment the established offence.
And he will regard both appellations as a compliment to his deed and a testimony to his power.
Are you a shameless attention-seeker who can only get ego-gratification by having many people compliment you?
‘I always thought it was a compliment to your host that you had made an effort and dressed up,’ said Joyce.
But it was a compliment to them to be asked to show their finance techniques to senior staff from nine countries.