compliment : Definition, Usages, News and More

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kom pluh ment

  • n  a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration
  • v  say something to someone that expresses praise
    He complimented her on her last physics paper
  • v  express respect or esteem for

  • When a Clinton strategist said Barack Obamas supporters look like Facebook, Chris Hughes took it as a compliment.
  • The rapper All $tar has been Nashvilles next big hip-hop thing for so long that the title has stopped seeming like a compliment.
  • The compliment, I appreciate that you didnt bring Joe Biden.
News & Articles


  • John McCain in FOXNews
    As many of you know I've been called a maverick, somebody who marches to the beat of his own drum and sometimes it's meant as a compliment and sometimes it's meant as a criticism,McCain told more than 1,000 voters in a high school gymnasium...
  • Richard Dreyfuss in BBC News
    Scheider's Jaws co-star Richard Dreyfuss said: "He was a wonderful guy. He was what I call a knockaround actor. A knockaround actor to me is a compliment that means a professional that lives the life of a professional actor and doesn't yell and...
  • Miroslav Klose in FOXNews
    It's a huge compliment, and thanks to the team I've had a lot of goal opportunities,Klose said. "I'd be happier to be a world champion than to pass one person or another."

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