Definition Of compliment

verb

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.


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