verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
SYNONYMS FOR compliment
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Origin of compliment
words often confused with compliment
OTHER WORDS FROM compliment
Example sentences from the Web for compliment
In fact, they can be seen onstage where plexiglass walls separate the actors from the audience compliments of out scenic designer Clifton Chadick.
It’s one of those lines that sounds like a compliment, but lands more as a judgment, as though there’s something wrong with being single in your 30s.‘The Bachelorette’s’ second premiere: New lead Tayshia Adams meets Clare Crawley’s leftovers|Lisa Bonos|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
That is like the most amazing compliment that I have ever received.Happy Birthday Nia Long! These Photos Prove She Absolutely Doesn’t Age|Charli Penn|October 30, 2020|Essence.com
They also have superior team chemistry, with Butler wearing Herro’s high school jersey after big games and teammates dishing out compliments to an obnoxious degree.
Earlier this year, Epley and his colleague Xuan Zhao found that people tend to underestimate how much other people will appreciate their compliments, and so will often forego saying something nice.People Are Discovering the Joy of Actually Talking on a Phone - Facts So Romantic|Brian Gallagher|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
But instead of simply complimenting Harrington on his clever move, customers began asking if they could buy a set for themselves.Terrapin Stationers, the Most Badass New Stationer|Lauren Sherman|July 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Some reports made it out that I was, you know, complimenting [Justice] Kennedy, that I was in love with this ruling.
Three peculiar creatures each take a journey through a vibrant, yet somber world, perfectly complimenting the tone of the track.Selena Gomez, Lil Wayne & More Best Music Videos of the Week (VIDEO)|Jean Trinh|May 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Peter Beinart, for example, implies such criticism in complimenting Alan Dershowitz for publicly supporting a settlement freeze.
Perkins even sent Sheridan a handwritten note later complimenting her on the “classy” way she handled herself.Sheridan-Cherry Trial Reveals Ugliest Truth of ‘Desperate Housewives’|Maria Elena Fernandez|March 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Barnes was buying it on the instalment system, and I quite won his heart by complimenting him on it.Uncanny Tales|Various
I could not find an opportunity, after the audience, of complimenting him upon the progress which the prince had made.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
If this form of complimenting must be acknowledged to be simple, it must be admitted to be very affectionate.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I|Francis Augustus Cox
Clemens had felt always such a reverence and awe for the great soldier that he had never dreamed of complimenting his literature.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
This fountain is of white marble, embellished with many festoons and Arabic distichs, complimenting the monarch and his princess.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
British Dictionary definitions for compliment
verb (ˈkɒmplɪˌmɛnt) (tr)
Word Origin for compliment
Idioms and Phrases with compliment
see left-handed compliment; pay a compliment; return the compliment.