congratulatory congratulatory  /kən ˈɡræ tʃə lə ˌtɔ ri/


  • (adj) expressive of sympathetic pleasure or joy on account of someone's success or good fortune


  1. NBA Rushes Twitter to Congratulate Jason Kidd on Nets Gig, For the Most Part

    Just a couple of weeks removed from the announcement that his decorated NBA playing career was at an end, we learned on June 12 that Jason Kidd will be the next head coach of the Brooklyn Nets . And while it's best to let that kind of bombshell sink in before reacting, that's really not what Twitter's for. Behold: the immediate, often congratulatory but also sometimes snarky blowback in the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Bill Clinton Wins Father Of The Year Award, Gets Congratulatory Text From Hillary

    Bill Clinton has been named Father of the Year award, and for the honor got a pat on the back from his wife Hillary. The former president received the honor at a Save the Children benefit held Tuesday by the National Father’s Day Committee. He joins past Father of the Year honorees, including Al Gore, [...] Bill Clinton Wins Father Of The Year Award, Gets Congratulatory Text From Hillary is a ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Johnson Academy OKs deal with Trine

    Congratulatory handshakes and hugs were passed around among officials and supporters of Timothy L. Johnson Academy on Monday after the charter school secured a three-year contract with its new authorizer.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette


  1. Noting Obama's New Year greeting, Khamenei said: "In the same congratulatory message they accuse the Iranian nation of supporting terrorism, pursuing nuclear arms and such things ...... what has changed?"
    on Mar 21, 2009 By: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "He was very congratulatory," Girardi said. "He said: `It's great to have you aboard.'"
    on Nov 1, 2007 By: Joe Girardi Source: Forbes

  3. "It could be a congratulatory price for its debut," Kato said of Monday's auction in Ishikawa. "Tokyo's largest fruit market is very competitive."
    on Aug 11, 2008 By: Koichi Kato Source: Washington Post

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