[ hoop-pet-ee-koht, hoo p- ]
/ ˈhupˌpɛt iˌkoʊt, ˈhʊp- /
CAN YOU ACE THIS QUIZ ABOUT “COMPLIMENT” VS. “COMPLEMENT”?
Take this quiz to see if you really know the difference between “compliment” and “complement"!
Question 1 of 11
“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Origin of hoop-petticoat narcissus
First recorded in 1885–90
Words nearby hoop-petticoat narcissus
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