[ meyd-hoo d ]
/ ˈmeɪdˌhʊd /



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 maidhood

before 900; Middle English; Old English mægthhade, equivalent to mægth (see maiden) + -hade -hood Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020